tights and legs (see
also anatomy file, click
three majors muscle groups in the lower body we need to workout :
the quadriceps, hamstrings ang gluteus group
is a muscle composed of four separate straight muscles all having
essentially the same line of force. this muscles act to extend (straighten)
the knee. One muscle (rectus femoris) helps flex (bend) the hip.
refers to the group of muscles responsible for flexing the knee.
Some muscles also extend (straighten) the hip.
group are three separate muscles which act to create motion at
the hip joint. One of those muscles named "tensor fasciae latae".
It forms that bump on the side of our thigh just below our hip bone.
It helps lift the tight out to the side.
position for Squat :
underneath the bar and lift it off the rack. Step back and stand
with feet spread slightly wider than shoulder width.
knees and lower your body until your tights are parallel with the
back straight and head up.
pusch yourself back up to the starting position.
be straight and head up. Place a one inch piece of wood under your
heels for balance. When your tights are parallel with the floor,
don't go down any futher to avoid excessive strain on the knees.
Make sure your feet stay flat on the floor.