Muscles & Exercises

22 02 2011

Shoulders, chest and triceps: Used to push objects away from you and used to push yourself away from objects.


Shoulders, upper back muscles and biceps:Used to pull objects towards you, and used to pull yourself towards objects.


Abdominals and side muscles:Used to rotate and flex your spine, and also stabilises your spine.


Lower back muscles:Used to extend your spine backwards and assists in bending, rotating and stabilising your spine.


Buttocks:Used to stretch your hip joint, extend your leg backwards and rotate your thigh outwards.


Upper thigh muscle:Used to flex hip joint forward and to extend your knee joint to straighten your leg.


Hamstring muscle:Used to bend your knee, moving your heel towards your buttocks.


Calf muscle:Used to flex your foot downward and bend your knee joint.


Shin muscle:Flexes your foot upward and inward, and supports the arch of your foot when running or walking.


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