Military Muscle sneak peek: In the studio with Army civilian Lauren Pascale

Photographer Mike Morones was in the studio this morning for the next Military Muscle.

In this workout, columnist Bob Thomas writes about the glutes — a very important but very overlooked muscle.

Demonstrating these exercises is Army civilian Lauren Pascale, 27, a protocol specialist and competitor in the bikini division of competitive bodybuilding.

“I try to encourage women to get out of the cardio room and pick up weights,” Pascale said in an email. “Women are so afraid of weight training but don’t realize that it is more effective for weight loss and toning than cardio.”

Get this workout in the Sept. 16 issue of OFFduty, on newsstands Sept. 9.

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