Unsure who to place a bet on in the men's 100 meters at next year's Olympics? Well, scientists may have a useful mantra for you: 'I like big butts and I can not lie.'
Experts from Loughborough University found that sprinters with a large gluteus maximus — the muscle that forms the bottom — can run up to 44 per cent faster.
The team discovered this 'booty boost' factor after comparing the lower body muscles of of men who were either elite sprinters, sub-elite athletes or untrained.
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