July 15, 2013
Top Four Bodyweight Exercises for Building Muscle Mass (Arms) Body weight training is merely a mode of resistance training in which the resistance is delivered by the body rather than by an external weight such as a barbell or the weight stack of a machine. In cases in which no gear is available or if the individual prefers this type of training, body weight training is a feasible option. It is important to note that the ability to develop maximal strength or power (or both) with body weight training will be eradicated because it cannot provide the intensity necessary to...
March 27, 2013
There are three major muscle groups of the arms: The biceps brachii, a two-headed muscle with the origin under the shoulder and insertion below the elbow. The basic role of this muscle is to lift and curl the arm, and to pronate (twist downward) the wrist. The triceps brachii, a three-headed muscle that works in opposition to the biceps, also attached beneath the shoulder and underneath the elbow. The simple utility of this muscle is to unbend the arm and supinate (twist upward) the wrist. The forearm, containing a selection of muscles on the exterior and interior of the lower arm that govern...
January 09, 2013
There are several exercises for the lower and the upper arm. There are many exercise equipments which can be used for arm workout. Let us check some of the best arm exercises. Chin ups You just need an overhead bar to do chin-up exercise. Use a close grip to work on your biceps. As you move up, make sure that your legs are crossed and they don’t touch the ground when you move down. Standing barbell curl The standing barbell curl is the best exercise for building huge biceps. In this exercise, your arm will constantly use the...
June 21, 2011
Our body holds three main types of muscle Cardiac Muscle- Involuntary muscle This means the muscle in active without conscious thought. The muscle has a lateral connection between the muscle fibres meaning that when active makes all the fibres react and contract at the same time. This is needed so that the blood is pumped upwards into the blood vessels, a large amount of force is required so this cycle can take place. The difference between the cardiac and skeleton muscle, when the skeleton muscle is activated it uses individual muscle fibres contract if it used all like the cardiac...