hamstrings

Anatomy Tuesday… The Hamstrings!

DO you have issues straightening your legs all the way and getting the bend out of your knee, this is your hamstrings talking to you. The Hamstrings consist of three muscles the Biceps Femoris, Semitendinosus and Semimembranosus, they attach to the ischial tuberosity and insert either on the Femur, Tibia or Fibula. The Hamstrings actions Read More

glutes

Anatomy Tuesday… Since were squatting this month lets talk about my Fav … THE GLUTES

My absolute favorite muscle group to work on is the muscles of the booty which consists of three muscles that we call the Glutes, the most superficial of the three is the gluteus maximus and give the booty its  lifted shape, it extends and laterally rotates the femur at the hip and is responsible for Read More

erector-spinae

Anatomy Tuesday..

The Erector Spinae muscles are a group of three paired muscles that run vertical to your spine they extend the vertebrate column and assist the core to maintain proper posture. The three muscles of the Erector Spinae are the Iliocostalis, Longissimus and Spinalis, the paired groups run along the spine originating at the Sacrum and Read More

core

What is your “Core”

I wanted to address the Core aka Powerhouse for Anatomy Tuesday since I had mentioned this muscle group in my post yesterday. What is your Core??? It is not a apple and if you answered “abs”, you are incorrect. The abdominals are in the core(torso) region however the core of your body consists of four Read More

scapula

Anatomy Tuesday… Scapula Stabilizers

Last week we reviewed the “SITS” muscles for the Rotator Cuff, keeping on the theme I felt it would only be appropriate to continue our review on the Shoulder area, therefore this week lets discuss the Scapula Stabilizers. The Scapula is the largest bone in the shoulder girdle, with several muscles that attach, in ideal Read More

dreams las mares

Anatomy Tuesday….

Since I choked up on this question in my Exo Chair module, for study and review I am implementing ANATOMY TUESDAY, I will take a moment to dissect and break down our movers which are imperative to our practice and everyday movement.  The shoulder is one of the most elaborate areas of the body consisting Read More