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3 Overlooked Muscles and How to Strengthen Them


Every muscle in the human body plays an important role in movement, especially when it comes to sports. Yet, many athletes do not treat every muscle with the same importance when they are working out. Glamour muscles, like the chest and biceps, garner most of our attention, while smaller, stabilizing muscles are neglected. This can lead to muscular imbalances, which don’t just make you look disproportionate, they can also increase your risk of injury. Here are three commonly overlooked muscle groups, and what you can do to strengthen them: Hamstrings When it comes to weight training, many people neglect their legs [...]

3 Overlooked Muscles and How to Strengthen Them2017-01-25T16:55:05+00:00

Common Muscular Imbalances & How to Correct Them


The human body is capable of performing amazing feats, but it can also be a bit finicky. Our musculoskeletal system in particular is very delicate – one small pull, tear, or hyper-extension can throw our whole body out of whack. One common problem that not many people are aware of is muscular imbalances. This occurs when one group of muscles (say, your chest) is stronger than the opposing muscles surrounding the same joint (in this case, your back). Muscular imbalances can lead to posture problems, joint pain, inflexibility, injuries, and more. Here are some of the most common examples of muscular [...]

Common Muscular Imbalances & How to Correct Them2015-12-09T13:18:31+00:00
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