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    We are currently building a database of exercises for different muscles and will be continually adding new exercises. The list of muscles covered includes Pectoralis Major, Biceps, Abdominals, Abductors, Sartorius, Trapezius, Deltoid, Latissimus Dorsi, Serratus Anterior, External Oblique, Brachioradialis, Finger Extensors, Finger Flexors, Quadriceps, Hamstrings, Gastrocnemius, Tibialis Anterior, Soleus, Infraspinatus, Teres Major, Triceps, Gluteus Medius and Gluteus Maximus.

    Those muscles with exercises added will have a link to the relevant section and in time they will all be linked.

    Chest Stretch for Tight or Sore Muscles: Pectoralis Major and Minor

    Abdominals

    Discover the ultimate relief for tight or sore chest muscles with this engaging video! 🎥✨ Learn essential stretches that target the pectoralis major and minor, designed to improve flexibility, reduce muscle tension, and enhance recovery. Each stretch is demonstrated with clear, step-by-step instructions to ensure you get the most out of your routine. Perfect for anyone looking to alleviate discomfort from workouts or daily activities, these stretches will help you feel rejuvenated and move more freely. Say goodbye to soreness

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    The Best Science-Based Ab Workout for Six-Pack Abs

    Abdominals

    In the video titled “The Best Science-Based Ab Workout for Six-Pack Abs,” you’ll discover a routine grounded in scientific research, designed to efficiently carve out those coveted six-pack abs. The workout kicks off with reverse crunches, a powerful exercise that zeroes in on the lower abs by lifting the hips towards the shoulders. To maximize its effectiveness, maintain a posterior pelvic tilt throughout the movement. Next, you’ll tackle high-to-low cable woodchoppers, which engage the obliques with a dynamic, rotational movement.

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    When doing db shrugs, what muscles are worked?

    DB shrugs muscles worked

    In this article, we will look at db shrugs and the muscles worked and give you an idea of the exercise and the muscles involved. Dumbbell exercises benefit the triceps, particularly the three-head triceps, but you must do the exercises correctly. Before looking at the muscles worked by db shrugs, let’s look at this simple but useful exercise. Posture and movement with db shrugs First of all, the starting position should see you hunched straight down to pick up the

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    Exercises for Teres Major/Minor & Rhomboids

    Teres Major

    Exercising the teres major involves movements that engage the posterior shoulder muscle, aiding in internal rotation, adduction, and extension of the shoulder. Activities like rows, pull-ups, and internal rotation exercises help strengthen and stabilize the teres major, contributing to improved shoulder function and overall upper body strength. Dr. Edith Hoist, founder of Revolution in Motion, demonstrates exercises to target the teres major, teres minor, and rhomboid muscles. Here’s a summary and bullet points for each exercise: Summary: Dr. Edith Hoist

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    Best Teres Major Exercises For A Broader Back

    Teres Major

    The teres major is a shoulder muscle located beneath the larger latissimus dorsi. It aids in shoulder movements such as internal rotation, adduction, and extension. Strengthening exercises, like rows and pull-ups, can target the teres major, contributing to overall shoulder strength and stability in activities like lifting and throwing. The video demonstrates exercises for the posterior shoulder muscles. Dumbbell Seated Bent Over Rear Delt Row: Targets the posterior shoulder. Use dumbbells. Performed in a seated, bent-over position. Incline Dumbbell T

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    How to Exercise the Teres Major & Minor Muscles

    Teres Major

    The teres major muscle is a posterior shoulder muscle, often referred to as the “lat’s little helper” because of its role in assisting the larger latissimus dorsi. It aids in internal rotation, adduction, and extension of the shoulder joint. Strengthening exercises for the teres major include shoulder internal rotation, pullovers, and pull-ups. To strengthen the teres minor and teres major muscles, here are some exercises: For Teres Minor: Shoulder External Rotation – Demonstrated as an exercise to work on external

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    Strengthening the soleus muscle

    Soleus

    In this video, Kieran introduces the “Seated Calf Raise” exercise, which is often underutilized but crucial for calf muscle strength, especially in rehabilitation. The soleus muscle is the primary focus here, aiding in plantar flexion and subtalar joint control. By using a step or bench and weights (e.g., kettlebells or plates), individuals can perform the exercise. The key is to ensure proper range of motion, emphasizing crushing the step with the foot and focusing on big toe loading during the

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    Soleus Strengthening Exercise for Runners

    Soleus

    The soleus muscle, a less-recognized but essential component of the calf, resides beneath the more prominent gastrocnemius. It primarily functions as a plantar flexor, playing a pivotal role in activities like walking, running, and jumping. However, its significance extends beyond simple motion; during running, it acts as a decelerator of dorsiflexion when the foot contacts the ground. A weak soleus can lead to excessive strain on the Achilles tendon and disrupt lower leg harmony. To fortify this muscle, exercises like

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    Exercises for the Soleus Muscle

    Soleus

    The soleus muscle, located beneath the gastrocnemius, plays a crucial role in plantar flexion during activities like running. Neglecting it can lead to stiffness and injury. To strengthen the soleus, incorporate the following exercises into your workout routine: Level 1: Hip Bridge with Heel Lift – Lie on your back, lift your hips off the ground, and lift your heels upward. Level 2: Single Leg Banded Bent Knee Heel Raises – Use a resistance band while standing on one leg,

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    4 Beginner Soleus Muscle Strengthening Exercises

    Soleus

    The YouTube video from West Coast SCI Physiotherapy, titled “Beginning Exercises for the Soleus,” provides a series of beginner-level exercises targeting the Soleus muscle. This muscle is especially important for runners and for overall lower leg health, but it often gets overlooked in typical calf exercises. The exercises presented in the video are: Wall Sit or Squatted Calf Raises: Performed using a wall or a sturdy object like a tree. The exercise involves getting into a wall sit position with

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