Tag: muscles

The Gravity of Weak Muscles

The Gravity of Weak Muscles

We may think weak muscles can be fixed by hitting the gym, but for people with a disease called myasthenia gravis, weak muscles are a harder problem to solve. I’m Jennifer Dodd and this is a daily rx minute. The term myasthenia gravis means “grave muscle weakness” and the condition can affect a wide range of muscles in …

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What’s it Like to be a Bodybuilder?

What’s it Like to be a Bodybuilder?

Working out, playing sports, or just being active in general is something that benefits everyone. There’s long and short term health effects like losing weight, keeping your blood pressure in check, and strengthening your bones. It’s good for your mental health too and can elevate your mood and help you sleep. But for a lot …

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STOP DOING PUSH UPS WRONG! (You Are Destroying Your Shoulder!)

STOP DOING PUSH UPS WRONG! (You Are Destroying Your Shoulder!)

So fuck this, okay? Fuck wide pushups and don’t do them. You don’t want to get a socalled Impingement Syndrome. Hey everyone, Manuel here from Tykato Fitness. Today, I’m going to show you why very wide pushups, like this, are bad, and irreversibly damage your shoulder; and why you should never be doing them again, …

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Muscle and stem cells: Muscle homeostasis

Muscle and stem cells: Muscle homeostasis

Skeletal muscles are responsible for the voluntary movement of the body. They are composed of fascicles containing multiple muscle fibres where each represents a single cell. Individual myofibers are covered by a basement membrane which is continuous with the endomysium connective tissue layer. Peeling away the basement membrane reveals myofibers and the skeletal muscle stem …

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Shoulder 1 & 2 Constructions

Shoulder 1 & 2 Constructions

Okay, you probably can’t see me, but I have the camera zoomed in to take a close look at the muscles we’ll be constructing. Um, here deep to the pec major, which you have not put on yet, is the pec minor, going from upper ribs to the corocoid process of the scapula. And then …

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How To Activate Your Glutes | Strength And Conditioning For Your Gluteal Muscles

How To Activate Your Glutes | Strength And Conditioning For Your Gluteal Muscles

– If you go to the Physio with a hip, knee, or foot problem then you’re quite likely to come out with glute exercise as part of your homework. But why is this? And what are the best glute exercises for triathletes? Well in this video we’re going to be addressing the issues linked with …

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11.2 – Muscles and Movement

11.2 – Muscles and Movement

Hey everybody and welcome to topic 11.2, Muscles and Movements. This is a very interesting topic for athletes, sports enthusiasts and in general people who enjoy exercising. Like with many of the other topics in Human Health and Physiology, if you pay close attention you can almost visualize, in your own body, all of the …

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