MUSCLE GROUPS

The Importance Of Training Your Biceps

  The biceps muscles are composed of the short head and long head which sits on the upper arm, with main functions of the biceps being forearm flexion and forearm supination (1). A well developed bicep in combination with thick...

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3 Exercises For Strong Hamstrings

  Developing the hamstring muscles will provide a complete aesthetic look to the back of the leg, but will also deliver benefits in athletic performance injury prevention. The hamstrings consist of three muscles, Semitendinosus, Bicep Femoris, and Semimembranosus, which perform knee flexion (heel towards the buttocks) in a concentric action and also assist the glutes in hip extension (backward movement...

The Benefits Of Full Body Splits

  For decades, single muscle group body splits have become the go-to training method and thought to be the most optimal. The body part split can be a great tool for many but should we be performing full-body sessions instead? Ignoring full body splits at some point in your training career could mean you're missing out on many potential benefits....

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Do Abdominal Exercises Help Me Burn Stomach Fat?

  The short answer is no, and here’s why! There is no such thing as spot reduction of body fat, therefore the thought of targeting a muscle group for that purpose is unrealistic. In order to lose weight, the number of calories expended (burnt off) must be higher than the number of calories consumed. The state is known as a...

3 of The best Quad Building Exercises

  When it comes to building the quadriceps muscles, there is often misguided information suggesting its one way or another to grow the quadriceps which is a common fitness flaw. The quadriceps can be mainly broken down into 4 muscles (rectus femoris, vastus medialis, vastus lateralis, vastus intermedius) which can be attacked in many ways and by many exercises but...

3 of The Best Exercises to Grow Your Chest

  One important factor in growing the chest is horizontal adduction of the humerus, or how well we perform bringing our upper arm across our body under load (1). So contrary to popular belief, the barbell bench press isn’t going to be the only exercise that is recommended for chest growth. If you’re not performing a cable chest fly then...

3 Exercises for Back Mass

  Having a well developed muscular back is aesthetically pleasing but is also very important for maintaining a healthy posture and a strong posterior chain. Unfortunately, training the back can be less favourable to many as it is not in plain sight but we must do so to achieve an aesthetically balanced physique and three of the best exercises to...

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