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HAMSTRINGS

The hamstrings are a group of muscles at the rear of the upper leg.
They flex the knee joint, adduct the leg and extend the thigh to the backside of the body.
They’re made up of a long head and a short head.

Back Muscles Explained

The back includes some of the most massive and functionally important muscles in your entire body.

Together they enable you to stand up straight, support your spine and pull, reach and or extend your arms.

Because the back is so big, It’s made up of multiple muscle groups that you should be familiar with.

QUADRICEPS FEMORIS

The quadriceps femoris or quads are a group of muscles located in the front of the thigh.
They’re called that way because the group is comprised of four different muscles.
They are the vastus lateralis, the vastus medialis, the vastus intermedius and the rectus femoris.
The three vastus muscles originates on the femur bone and attaches to the patella, or kneecap.

What Should You Train On Your First Day At The Gym?

If you have just signed up for a gym membership but never actually trained in one you might be a little nervous about your first day there.

You’re probably wondering what all these machines and exercises are actually for and whether you really need them.

And there is all the gym lingo too that you might not be familiar with.

Like reps, sets, pull ups or pull downs.

Step By Step Muscle Building Formula

OK in this segment I’m going to teach you everything you need to know about the science behind building muscle and strength.

Even though the process itself is very straightforward and logical, there’s a lot of misunderstanding about it.

This is mostly due to contradictory information found on the Internet or bad advice given by people that simply don’t know what they’re talking about.

The Perfect Post Workout Meal

OK now that you know what to eat before your workout.

Let’s see what’s best after your workout.

Your post workout meal is meant to supply your body with everything it will need to repair and recover the muscle tissue that was broken down during your workout.

Specifically the goal of the post workout meal is to accomplish the following:

Replenish muscle glycogen that was depleted during a workout.

Reduce muscle protein breakdown caused by exercise.

Increase muscle protein synthesis.

Reduce muscle soreness and fatigue.

Enhance overall recovery.

And reduce cortisol levels.

How can you achieve this?

By giving your body the same exact macro nutrients that you did in the pre workout meal!

Carbs and protein.