Movements of the Hip Joint

ContentsExtension:Flexion:Abduction:Adduction:External Rotation (Lateral Rotation):Internal Rotation (Medial Rotation): Extension: Definition: Straightening the hip joint by moving the thigh and/or torso posteriorly (backward). Image: Muscles Involved: Gluteus maximus Gluteus medius (posterior fibers) Semitendiunosus Semimembranosus Biceps femoris (long head) Adductor magnus (posterior fibers/hamstring part) Exercises: Deadlift Glute bridge Hip thrust Flexion: Definition: Bending the hip joint by moving …

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Movements of the Elbow Joint

Elbow Extension: Definition: Straightening the elbow joint by moving the forearm away from the biceps. Image: Muscles Involved: Biceps brachii (long head) Biceps brachii (short head) Brachialis Brachioradialis Exercises: Biceps curl Chin up Elbow Flexion: Definition: Bending the elbow joint by moving the forearm toward the biceps. Image: Muscles Involved: Triceps brachii Aconeus Exercises: Close …

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4 Benefits of Rack Lockouts to Build Stronger Triceps & Increase Your Bench

Want to know the benefits of rack lockouts? You do? Good! Because this page is dedicated to exactly that topic. I’ll discuss in detail, all the advantages of the rack lockout (or bench press lockouts as they are commonly called). Plus I’ll tell you how said advantages relate to your priorities. In other words, you’ll …

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Weight Lifting: The Ultimate Guide to Training for Muscle & Strength

This weight lifting guide teaches you exactly what you need to know about training to build the physique you desire. You will learn exactly how to gain muscle mass and build strength to dramatically transform your body and physical performance. With this guide, you will find everything, from the bare essentials of lifting weights to …

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7 Weight Lifting Benefits That Will Improve Your Life

Weight Lifting Benefits. Any committed lifter begins weight training to achieve a certain result. But they continue to train because it provides them with so much more value. The number of weight lifting benefits that I could rattle off the top of my head is obnoxiously long… …So I’ll save you the headache and just …

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3 Push Press Benefits

Don’t miss out on any push press benefits. This explosive shoulder exercise delivers excellent results and is popular for a good reason: it works! Be sure you know how to properly perform the push press so you can fully realize its benefits. Push Press Benefits. The top 3 advantages of this lift are listed below. …

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What Are Some Interesting Lower Trapezius Facts? – Weight Lifting Q&A

Question: What are a few strange, interesting facts about the lower trapezius? Answer: Hmmm… nice question. Well, let me first point you toward the page on the lower trapezius, which explains the basics on functional anatomy of the lower traps. Now, here’s a few interesting, though not necessarily strange, facts that come to mind: The …

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