Sartorius: Learn Your Muscles
The sartorius is the longest muscle in the body, but it’s best known for allowing us to sit cross-legged. This helps it get its nickname, “tailor’s muscle”.
Your Gluteus Minimus and How to Keep It Healthy
The gluteus minimus is the deepest and smallest of the 3 gluteal muscles, which also include gluteus maximus and gluteus medius. Mainly, it stabilizes the hip.
Gluteus Medius: Learn Your Muscles
The gluteus medius is the middle gluteal muscle. Located between the gluteus maximus and gluteus minimus, it shares responsibilities with the other muscles.
Quadriceps: Learn Your Muscles
The quadriceps are four muscles on the front of your thigh. They are vastus lateralis, vastus intermedius, vastus medialis, and rectus femoris.
Hamstrings: Learn Your Muscles
Three muscles make up the hamstrings: semimembranosus, semitendinosus, and biceps femoris. They bend your knee, extend your hip, and balance the quadriceps.
Psoas: Learn Your Muscles
If you only learn about one muscle, it should be the psoas. You may not know it, this muscle impacts your health and happiness more than any other muscle.
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