Medical: Parts of the Muscular System

Muscular System – Muscles of the Human Body – Human Anatomy innerbody.com

“..System

The muscular system is responsible for the movement of the human body. Attached to the bones of the skeletal system are about 700 named muscles that make up roughly half of a person’s body weight. Each of these muscles is a discrete organ constructed of skeletal muscle tissue, blood vessels, tendons, and nerves. Muscle tissue is also found inside of the heart, digestive organs, and blood vessels. In these organs, muscles serve to move substances throughout the body……

Muscle Types
There are three types of muscle tissue: Visceral, cardiac, and skeletal…

Anatomy and Physiology of Muscular System

Part 7 – Muscles of the human body

Anatomy Ch 9 – Muscular System


“Published on May 21, 2013

Muscular System – Thompson
Outline: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1f…
This video was put on as a test for one of my classes that I don’t teach anymore. I have no plans of redoing it or doing any more chapters for those who keep asking. There are 2 or 3 mistakes. Rectus abdominus originates on the pubis and inserts at the costal angle. Orbicularis oris is around the mouth and orbicularis oculi is around the eye. Brachioradialis originates on the distal humerus and inserts on the ulnar tuberosity (really fascia between ulna and radius). I’ve heard both protagonist and agonist for the opposite of the antagonist. I assume they are both correct.”

Muscle Fiber Types
*see Fitness: Kinesiology-Kinematic Exercise Types goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

Fast-Twitch, Slow-Twitch: What’s the difference and does it matter?
Stacey Penney, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS Stacey Penney, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS ·blog.nasm.org
“..As most of us may recall from our physiology studies, there are two main types of human skeletal muscle fiber types, type I and type II, or slow-twitch and fast-twitch, respectively. Fast-twitch are further classified into type IIa and type IIx. They differ in both their biochemical and contractile properties…”

The 3 Muscle Fiber Types | Differences Between Type 1, Type 2A, & Type 2B

Terms:

Plasticity of skeletal muscle mitochondria: structure and function ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
“..in skeletal muscle tissue can undergo rapid and characteristic changes as a consequence of manipulations of muscle use and environmental conditions. Endurance exercise training leads to increases of mitochondrial volume of up to 50% in training interventions of a few weeks in previously untrained subjects…”
Function of Mitochondria ivyroses.com
“..main function of mitochondria is the production of energy during the production of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) via the TCA Cycle (which is also as the Krebs Cycle and the Citric Acid Cycle). That process is an important metabolic pathway (see also what is metabolism). It is described in detail on the pages about the TCA Cycle – which is often included in introductory biology courses e.g. A-Level Biology, but not necessarily in first-level anatomy & physiology e.g. ITEC A&P…”
Muscle Myoglobin 78stepshealth.us
“..a red pigment found exclusively in striated muscle cells. In particular, slow-twitch, aerobically respiring skeletal fibers and cardiac muscle cells are rich in myoglobin. Myoglobin is similar to hemoglobin, but it has one heme rather than four; therefore, it can combine with only one molecule of oxygen.

Myoglobin has a higher affinity for oxygen than does hemoglobin, and its dissociation curve is therefore to the left of the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve (fig. 16.37). The shape of the myoglobin curve is also different from the oxyhemoglobin..”

Muscle Fibers Explained – Muscle Contraction and Muscle Fiber Anatomy

Henneman’s Size Principle revolvy.com
“…states that under load, motor units are recruited from smallest to largest. In practice, this means that slow-twitch, low-force, fatigue-resistant muscle fibers are activated before fast-twitch, high-force, less fatigue-resistant muscle fibers…”

Fitness

Training To Maximize Your Muscle Fiber Types! bodybuilding.com
“..Knowing your personal muscle fiber make-up can be an invaluable aid when it comes to properly targeting your training program. If you’re working your muscles in the wrong way, you’ll be cheating yourself out of hard-earned results. …

How To Find Your Muscle Fiber Type

To find the predominant fiber type in a particular muscle in your body, we need to test the repetition limits of a muscle compared to its maximum strength. Keep in mind, these limits can be altered by your training and are, therefore, just rough estimates.

First, determine your one rep max (known as the 1 RM) for an isolation exercise for that muscle group, e.g. the dumbell curl. Find the weight you can only do one rep with. You want to use an isolation exercise because any exercise that uses any other muscle groups will skew the results. ..”

*Calculate available

Calculate Your One-Rep Max (1RM) bodybuilding.com

Terms:
Difference Between Isolation & Compound Exercises
by JOLIE JOHNSON Last Updated: Aug 16, 2015 livestrong.com
“Compound movements occur at more than one joint and work more than one muscle group. Isolation exercises occur at only one joint and target only one muscle group. For example, the squat exercise involves movement at your knee joint and hip joint. This compound leg exercise works your hamstrings, quadriceps, glutes and lower back. The leg extension exercise occurs only at the knee joint and works only your quadriceps muscles…”

->Physiology

Medical: How the Lungs (respiratory system) Function? goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

=>Fitness (endurance)
*see Fitness: Various Cardio Workouts goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

Grow New Mitochondria with PQQ (BioPQQ). Scientists Discover the “Other CoQ10”.
https://youtu.be/3O3pOwGpm7c

Sources:
11 Proven Health Benefits of PQQ selfhacked.com

Sources of PQQ

“..PQQ naturally occurs in almost all foods, ranging from 0.19-61ng/g (R, R2), but is especially concentrated in the following foods:

Fermented Soybeans products (e.g. Nattō) (R)
Green Soybeans (R)
Spinach (R)

Field Mustard (5.54 +/-1.50ng/g fresh weight) (R)
Tofu (R)
Green Tea (R)
Green peppers (R)
Parsley (R)
Kiwi fruits (R)

The PQQ content of even the most PQQ-rich foods is much lower than the amount you can get from a supplement (5-20mg). I recommend a high-quality PQQ supplement to get a therapeutic dose…

Compounds reported to stimulate mitochondrial biogenesis are linked to many health benefits such increased longevity, improved energy utilization, and protection from free radicals….”

Muscle Sections

Shoulder girdle muscles, sportsinjuryclinic.net
“..Shoulder girdle consists of the clavicle (collar bone) and the scapula (shoulder blade) which generally move together as a unit. Only the clavicle connects directly to the rest of the skeleton at the sternum bone. It is really only the scapula which moves from action of the muscles. The muscles of the shoulder girdle are serratus anterior, pectoralis minor, levator scapulae, rhomboids and trapezius…”

Shoulder (Pectoral) Girdle – Muscles and Movements – Human Anatomy | Kenhub

Shoulder Anatomy Animated Tutorial

Scapula and Clavicle – Shoulder Girdle – Anatomy Tutorial

Fitness:

Standing Dumbbell Upright Row bodybuilding.com
How to Do Shoulder Shrugs Properly by PATRICK DALE Last Updated: Aug 14, 2017 livestrong.com

*all three muscles (trapezius, scapulae, and rhomboid)
Cable Crossover bodybuilding.com
*pectoralis minor (chest anterior side muscles)

*see Fitness: Upper Body Workouts-Shoulders goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

Build Bigger Pecs with the Pullover muscleandfitness.com
Push-ups
Incline
*see Fitness: Various Chest Muscle Exercises goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

Muscles of the upper arm and shoulder blade – Human Anatomy | Kenhub

-Shoulder Joint

Anatomy and Function of the Shoulder Joint

Anatomy: The Shoulder Joint

Back Muscles Anatomy – Trapezius, Latissimus, Rhomboid Anatomy

=>Rotator Cuff Muscles

Rotator Cuff kenhub.com
“..These muscles all originate from the scapula and insert in the humerus. The subscapularis muscle, for example, is very important for the internal rotation of the humerus. It arises from the subscapular fossa and inserts on the lesser tubercle of the humerus. The teres minor muscle originates from the lateral scapula border and inserts on the greater tubercle of the humerus. The supraspinatus muscle has its origin in the supraspinatous fossa and inserts on the greater tubercle of the humerus – similar to the teres minor muscle. The fourth muscle of the rotator cuff is the infraspinatus muscle. It originates in the infraspinatous fossa of the shoulder blade and inserts on the greater tubercle as well…”

The Rotator Cuff – S.I.T.S Muscles By Laura Inverarity, DO Updated April 30, 2017 verywell.com
“..The Four Rotator Cuff Muscles:

The four muscles that form the rotator cuff are the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis.

Often the mnemonic S.I.T.S is used to help remember the muscles that make up the rotator cuff.

Supraspinatus: The supraspinatus muscle originates above the spine of the scapula and inserts on the greater tuberosity of the humerus. The supraspinatus abducts, or elevates, the shoulder joint out to the side. It also works with the other rotator cuff muscles to stabilize the head of the humerus in the glenohumeral joint, or shoulder joint.
Infraspinatus: The infraspinatus muscle originates below the spine of the scapula, in the infraspinatus fossa, and it inserts on the posterior aspect of the greater tuberosity of the humerus. The infraspinatus externally rotates the shoulder joint. It also works with the other rotator cuff muscles to stabilize the head of the humerus in the glenohumeral joint, or shoulder joint.
Teres Minor: The teres minor muscle originates on the lateral scapula border and inserts on the inferior aspect of the greater tuberosity of the humerus. The teres minor muscle externally rotates the shoulder joint. It also works with the other rotator cuff muscles to stabilize the head of the humerus in the glenohumeral joint, or shoulder joint.

Subscapularis: The subscapularis muscle originates on the anterior surface of the scapula, sitting directly over the ribs, and inserts on the lesser tuberosity of the humerus. The subscapularis muscle works to depress the head of the humerus allowing it to move freely in the glenohumeral joint during elevation of the arm. It also works with the other rotator cuff muscles to stabilize the head of the humerus in the glenohumeral joint, or shoulder joint…”

Rotator cuff muscles – 3D anatomy tutorial
https://youtu.be/qj87kCy5HOk
Movements: Tennis Serve and Throwing a baseball

Fitness:

-DOMS Treatment:
11 Natural Treatments for Rotator Cuff Pain + Best Rotator Cuff Exercises
“..6. Anti-inflammatory foods & natural painkillers

While drugs like ibuprofen can reduce pain and swelling, they’re also dangerous. So when possible opt for non-synthetic methods such as avoiding highly inflammatory foods. Consider anti-inflammatory foods that will help you heal much faster while providing other useful benefits to your health. There are some great natural painkillers for shoulder pain and tendonitis in the rotator cuff that can be very useful as well…”

Anatomy Ch 9 – Muscular System

Mark Jolley
Published on May 21, 2013
Muscular System – Thompson
Outline: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1f…
This video was put on as a test for one of my classes that I don’t teach anymore. I have no plans of redoing it or doing any more chapters for those who keep asking. There are 2 or 3 mistakes. Rectus abdominus originates on the pubis and inserts at the costal angle. Orbicularis oris is around the mouth and orbicularis oculi is around the eye. Brachioradialis originates on the distal humerus and inserts on the ulnar tuberosity (really fascia between ulna and radius). I’ve heard both protagonist and agonist for the opposite of the antagonist. I assume they are both correct.
*latin roots

Anterior Muscles of the Human Body ivyroses.com
Chart of Major Anterior Muscles healthpages.org
Superficial Muscles Anterior view – Purpose Games purposegames.com

Fitness

*three sample exercises for biceps brachii, brachialis, and brachioradicalis:
Upright Barbell Row bodybuilding.com
Chin-Up bodybuilding.com
Fitness: Upper Body Workouts-Arms, Biceps, etc… goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

-Elbow Portion

Muscles of the Elbow | Interactive Anatomy Guide innerbody.com

“..of
the
Elbow

The elbow is a synovial hinge joint located between the upper arm and forearm. It is formed by the meeting of three bones: the humerus in the upper arm and the ulna and radius in the lower arm. Like all other hinge joints, the elbow permits movement in one plane, namely the flexion and extension of the forearm relative to the upper arm. However, the elbow also allows the wrist to rotate by pivoting the radius around the ulna. The muscles of the elbow cooperate to perform the many movements at the elbow joint, giving both great strength and flexibility to the arm……

The flexor group – including the brachialis, biceps brachii, and the brachioradialis – bend the arm by decreasing the angle between the forearm and upper arm. The brachialis is the primary flexor of the elbow and is found mainly in the upper arm between the humerus and the ulna…”

Humerus that act on the forearm are primarily involved in flexion and extension boundless.com
“Key Movements

Extension (forearm away from upper arm)

Produced by the triceps brachii and anconeus of the forearm.

Flexion (forearm towards upper arm)

Produced by the brachialis, biceps brachii, and brachioradialis of the forearm.

Pronation (rotation of the forearm so the palm faces downwards)

Produced by the pronator quadratus and pronator teres of the forearm.

Supination (rotation of the forearm so the palm faces upwards)

Produced by the supinator of the forearm and biceps brachii.
..”

-Wrist Portion

Muscles of the Elbow | Interactive Anatomy Guideinnerbody.com
“..

The elbow is a synovial hinge joint located between the upper arm and forearm. It is formed by the meeting of three bones: the humerus in the upper arm and the ulna and radius in the lower arm. Like all other hinge joints, the elbow permits movement in one plane, namely the flexion and extension of the forearm relative to the upper arm. However, the elbow also allows the wrist to rotate by pivoting the radius around the ulna. The muscles of the elbow cooperate to perform the many movements at the elbow joint, giving both great strength and flexibility to the arm……

These muscles can be broadly grouped into the flexor and extensor groups of the forearm.

The flexor group – including the brachialis, biceps brachii, and the brachioradialis – bend the arm by decreasing the angle between the forearm and upper arm. The brachialis is the primary flexor of the elbow and is found mainly in the upper arm between the humerus and the ulna. Superficial to the brachialis is the long biceps brachii muscle that runs anterior to the humerus from the scapula to the radius. The biceps mostly functions as a flexor at the elbow, but it is also able to supinate the forearm and turn the palm of the hand anteriorly. Although it is found mostly in the forearm, the brachioradialis is the third flexor muscle of the elbow, running from the distal end of the humerus to the distal end of the radius.

Two muscles – the triceps brachii and anconeus – act as the extensors of the forearm. The triceps brachii is a long muscle that runs posterior to the humerus from the scapula to the olecranon of the ulna. The anconeus is a much smaller muscle that begins at the distal end of the humerus near the elbow and ends at the olecranon. Working together, these two muscles increase the angle between the humerus and the ulna and radius, straightening the arm until the olecranon locks into the olecranon fossa of the humerus at full extension.

The rotation of the forearm is accomplished by two muscles that cross the elbow: the pronator teres and the supinator. The pronator teres crosses the elbow at an oblique angle from the medial epicondyle of the humerus to its insertion on the radius. When contracted, the pronator teres rotates the radius and forearm medially so that the palm faces the body’s posterior. Its antagonist, the supinator, crosses the elbow obliquely at a right angle to the pronator teres and connects the lateral epicondyle of the humerus to the radius. Contraction of the supinator rotates the radius and forearm laterally so that the palm faces the body’s anterior.

Nine more muscles of the forearm cross the elbow to move the wrist and fingers of the hand. The flexor group – including the flexor carpi radialis, flexor carpi ulnaris, palmaris longus, and flexor digitorum superficialis – have their origins on the medial epicondyle of the humerus and run along the anterior forearm to the palm of the hand and fingers. These muscles contract to flex the fingers as in making a fist and flex the wrist to move the hand closer to the anterior forearm. The extensor group – including the extensor carpi radialis longus, extensor carpi radialis brevis, and extensor digitorum – have their origins on the lateral epicondyle of the humerus and run through the posterior forearm to the back of the hand and fingers. …”

muscles that act at the elbow.mp4

Anatomy Of The Elbow, Animation – Everything You Need To Know …
Video for major muscles that act at the elbow

Elbow Muscles – Origins, Insertions & Actions – Black Background

Fitness

Seated Dumbbell Palms-Up Wrist Curl .bodybuilding.com
The 16 Best Exercises for Your Grip If you can’t grip it, you can’t lift it. Here’s how to take your grip from wimpy to bone-crushing
By Kelsey Cannon June 16, 2015 .menshealth.com

=> Common Injuries

Patient education: Elbow tendinopathy (tennis and golf elbow) (Beyond the Basics) uptodate.com

“..s the most common condition affecting the elbow.

●It is called “tennis elbow” or lateral epicondylitis when there is an injury to the outer elbow tendon

●It is called “golfer’s elbow” or medial epicondylitis when there is an injury to the inner elbow tendon

However, elbow tendinopathy can be caused by sports other than golf and tennis, as well as work-related activities that involve heavy use of the wrist and forearm muscles…”

Golfers Elbow Exercise – Reverse Tyler Twist – Medial Epicondylitis …

*wrist extensor

Golfer’s Elbow Treatment Program – YouTube

Effective Self-Treatment for Golfer’s Elbow (Inner Elbow Pain) – YouTube

Tennis Elbow Exercise – Tyler Twist – Lateral Epicondylitis – YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=we4UoiKG3Co
*wrist flexor


The Truth About Tennis Elbow (WHAT REALLY CAUSES IT!) – YouTube

Tennis Elbow – Prevention and Home Exercises! – YouTube

Tennis Elbow Treatment, Prevention & Rehabilitation … – YouTube

-Torso

Muscles of the Torso

MUSCULAR SYSTEM ANATOMY:Muscles of the anterior abdominal wall torso model description

Posterior Torso Muscles

Fitness

Fitness: Morning Routine-Different types of Sit-Ups-Crunches goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

-Back Spine

Erector Spinae musclesused.com
“…actually consists of three columns of muscles, the Iliocostalis, Longissimus, and Spinalis, each running parallel on either outer side of the Vertebra and extending from the lower back of the skull all the way down to the Pelvis. The Erector Spinae provides resistance that assists in the control action of bending forward at the waist as well as acting as powerful extensors to promote the return of the back to the erect position. During full flexion (i.e., when touching fingertips to floor), the Erector Spinae Muscles are relaxed and strain is borne entirely by ligaments of back, however on the reversal of the movement, the Erector Spinae in conjunction with the Hamstring muscles and Gluteus Maximus muscles (buttocks) is primarily responsible for the extension of the back (straighten the spine) as well as more specific movements such as the extension of the neck and sidewards movement of the head…”

Multifidus – Smallest Yet Most Powerful Muscle coreconcepts.com.sg
“..is one of the smallest yet most “powerful” muscle that gives support to the spine. Most people have the misconception that small is insignificant but it is not the case when it comes to this particular ..”

Bird Dog Exercise: Can You Do All Four Variations?
By Marc Perry / 2.27.12 / Medically Reviewed builtlean.com
“…The Bird Dog exercise is a classic core exercise that emphasizes lower back strength and balance. If you’ve never done it before, the first few reps make seem awkward and difficult to balance, but once you get the form down, you’ll want to make it a staple in your exercise program.

Below are 4 variations of the bird dog exercise that are in order of difficulty from easiest to hardest…”

Function and Anatomy of Erector Spinae Muscles

Intrinsic back muscles – 3D anatomy tutorial
https://youtu.be/rLugy7OjSb4
*ILikeStanding (Ilio Long Spin)

Fitness

How To Deadlift: A Beginner’s Guide Todd Bumgardner, CSCS September 01, 2017 • 7 min read bodybuilding.com
“…So, why deadlift? Quite simply, the deadlift is one of the most effective exercises for developing the pure strength that’s a precursor to bodily size and athleticism. Since it’s a full-body exercise that recruits a lot of muscle mass, the deadlift also builds total-body muscle.1 It’s also one of the few exercises that directly targets the hamstrings, a group of muscles often neglected in the weight room.2

The deadlift also improves posture. We live most of our lives in front of our bodies, ignoring our rears. In turn, we develop bodily frames without balance, leading to a host of postural issues—hunched shoulders and weak backs, for example. Deadlifting reintroduces us to our body’s backside. Posterior training balances the body, giving us cause to stand taller and with greater strength.

In short, deadlifting will support your aesthetic goals, help you build better posture, correct various strength imbalances, help you build total strength, and turn you into a total gym badass. After all, there’s nothing quite like ripping heavy weight from the ground…”
Prone (Lying Face-Down) Back Extensions fitness.com
Meet The Squats: 7 Squat Variations You Should Be Doing Christopher Smith, CSCS March 31, 2016 • 7 min read bodybuilding.com

*see Medical: How to “get rid” of back pain? goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

LOWER

*see more Fitness: Lower Body Workout goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

Muscles of the lower extremities

Muscles of the Lower Limb

Muscles and Nerves of Lower Limb

HIP
*see Fitness: Various Exercises for the Hip goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

Hip Joint – Anatomy Pictures and Information – Human Anatomy innerbody.com › Skeletal System › Bones of the Leg and Foot innerbody.com
“…is one of the most important joints in the human body. It allows us to walk, run, and jump. It bears our body’s weight and the force of the strong muscles of the hip and leg. Yet the hip joint is also one of our most flexible joints and allows a greater range of motion than all other joints in the body except for the shoulder.

The hip joint is a ball-and-socket synovial joint formed between the os coxa (hip bone) and the femur. A round, cup-shaped structure on the os coax, known as the acetabulum, forms the socket for the hip joint. The rounded head of the femur…..”
Hip and thigh (Anatomy) – Study Guide | Kenhub kenhub.com
Muscles of the Hip? innerbody.com
“…
The hip joint is one of the most flexible joints in the entire human body. The many muscles of the hip provide movement, strength, and stability to the hip joint and the bones of the hip and thigh. These muscles can be grouped based upon their location and function. The four groups are the anterior group, the posterior group, adductor group, and finally the abductor group…”

Muscles of the Hip and Thigh – Human Anatomy | Kenhub

Kinesiology of the Hip:
By Brent Brookbush MS, PES, CES, CSCS, ACSM H/FS brentbrookbush.com

1. FLEXION

a. Biomechanics

What Are the 3 Main Hip Flexor Muscles?
by STEPHANIE CHANDLER Last Updated: Sep 11, 2017 livestrong.com


Hip Flexor animation and tightness
https://youtu.be/8HDiQ4uHGYk
What Are the 3 Main Hip Flexor Muscles?
by STEPHANIE CHANDLER Last Updated: Sep 11, 2017 livestrong.com
‘…Iliopsoas..Sartorius…Rectus Femoris..”

b. Fitness/Exercises

8 Hip Flexor Stretches and Exercises for Healthy Hips sparkpeople.com
“..The hip flexors are the group of muscles that allow you to lift your knees toward your chest and bend forward from the hips. What is collectively referred to as the hip flexors is actually a group of muscles that includes the iliopsoas, the thigh muscles (rectus femoris, Sartorius and tensor fasciae latae), and the inner thigh muscles (adductor longus and brevis, pectineus and gracilis).

Tight hip flexors are a common problem among those of us who spend a lot of the day sitting at a desk. When you spend a lot of time in a seated position, the hip flexors remain in a shortened position. Over time, the shortened muscles become “tight,” which leads to its own set of problems…”

Problems: Sitting too much will increase lower back pain due to constant stretch of back muscles (e.g. Simple Test To See If You Have Tight Hip Flexors from youtube.com
)

11 Exercises to Boost Hip Strength By Dan Kehlenbach active.com

c. Hip Flexor Strains

Understanding Hip Flexor Strain Medically reviewed by William Morrison, MD on July 5, 2017 — Written by Rachel Nall, RN, BSN, CCRN healthline.com
CAUSE:
“…Hip flexor strain occurs when you use your hip flexor muscles and tendons too much. As a result, the muscles and tendons become inflamed, sore, and painful. Some people are more likely than others to experience hip flexor strain…

Thomas Test – Hip flexor muscle length.avi

Thomas Test Iliopsoas Tightness – YouTube

Iliopsoas From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia en.wikipedia.org
“.. refers to the joined psoas and the iliacus muscles. The two muscles are separate in the abdomen, but usually merge in the thigh. As such, they are usually given the common name iliopsoas. The iliopsoas muscle joins to the femur at the lesser trochanter, and acts as the strongest flexor of the hip…”

The Thomas test video from Structure and Function of the Hip and Pelvis CEC course
https://youtu.be/NbRXi-nZVJs
*rectus fermosis (quads) & IT-band

Kneeling Hip Flexor Quad Triplanar Dynamic Stretch – YouTube

TREATMENT:
“..Rest

It’s important to rest the affected muscles if you have hip flexor strain. One thing you can do is change up your normal activities to avoid overstretching the muscle. For example, you could try swimming instead of riding a bicycle.
Home remedies

Most instances of hip flexor strain can be treated at home without the need for prescription medications or more invasive treatments. Here are some home remedies that can help relieve the pain of hip flexor strain:

1. Apply a cloth-covered ice pack to the affected area for 10- to 15-minute time increments…”

=>Strains

#3 Most Common Cause of Hip Pain – Rectus Femoris Origin Strain …

Hip Pain, Strain Of The Rectus Femoris , anatomy – YouTube

=>Illiac Crest (bone)

Hip Pointer:Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Treatment Explained – YouTube

2. Extension

a. Bio Mechanics

Muscles Used in Hip Extension by AUBREY BAILEY Last Updated: Jun 16, 2015 livestrong.com
“…Gluteus Maximus…Hamstrings..”

How Do You Ease Pain In Gluteal Muscle? – YouTube

“..Gluteal tendinopathy usually causes lateral hip pain, muscular stiffness, and a spasm or tightness of this …..”

=>Posterior

(1)=>Glutes

(a) Fitness

The 17 Best Glutes Exercises .menshealth.com
Target your body’s largest and most powerful muscle group with these expert-approved moves

Exercise n. 6- Hip extension backward leg lifts – YouTube=

Also: Indoor cycling, power walking in steep inclines, running, stair climbing, etc..

(b.) Muscle strains

Gluteus Minimus Strain: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Recovery .epainassist.com

Weak Glutes | Back Pain (HOW TO FIX IT!)
https://youtu.be/NhlVYy1wkKQ
ATHLEAN-X™
Published on Mar 9, 2017
Put the science back in strength – http://athleanx.com/x/science

(2) =>Hamstrings
*see Biceps femoris muscle From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia wikipedia.org
“..is a muscle of the thigh located to the posterior, or back. As its name implies, it has two parts, one of which (the long head) forms part of the hamstrings muscle group…” &Hamstring
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org
.”..In human anatomy, a hamstring is one of the three posterior thigh muscles in between the hip and the knee (from medial to lateral: semimembranosus, semitendinosus and biceps femoris).[3]..


(a). Fitness

Bodybuilding.com’s 10 Highest-Rated Hamstring Exercises Matt Biss March 01, 2016 • 3 min read bodybuilding.com
“…Most people think hamstrings only serve one function: knee flexion. In reality, the hamstrings are not one single muscle, but a group of muscles with multiple functions. The hammies’ most important function is hip extension, which is vital for explosiveness, sprinting, jumping, and even low-back health…”

At Home Hamstring Workout Video – Hamstring Exercises with No Equipment

Hamstrings Workout At Home | 5 Killer Exercises For Bigger And Stronger Hamstrings

Supine Ball Leg Curl for Strong Hamstrings, from youtube.com

(b). Muscle Strains

Hamstring Injury: Hamstring Strain Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments webmd.com
CAUSE:
“..During a hamstring strain, one or more of these muscles gets overloaded. The muscles might even start to tear. You’re likely to get a hamstring strain during activities that involve a lot of running and jumping or sudden stopping and starting.

Getting a hamstring strain is also more likely if:

You don’t warm up before exercising.
The muscles in the front of your thigh (the quadriceps) are tight as they pull your pelvis forward and tighten the hamstrings.
Weak glutes. Glutes and hamstrings work together. If the glutes are weak, hamstrings can be over loaded and become strained.
..”

TREATMENT:

Protection…

“..
What’s the Treatment for a Hamstring Strain?

Luckily, minor to moderate hamstring strains usually heal on their own. You just need to give them some time. To speed the healing, you can:

Rest the leg. Avoid putting weight on the leg as best you can. If the pain is severe, you may need crutches until it goes away. Ask your doctor or physical therapist if they’re needed.
Ice your leg to reduce pain and swelling. Do it for 20-30 minutes every three to four hours for two to three days, or until the pain is gone.
Compress your leg. Use an elastic bandage around the leg to keep down swelling.
Elevate your leg on a pillow when you’re sitting or lying down….”

Best Tight Hamstring Treatment for Injury or Strain – Stretch – YouTube

Prevention:

Hamstring Injury – Your ASS is to BLAME! (literally) – YouTube

3. Abduction

a. Bio Mechanics

4. Hip Rotation

a. Bio Mechanics

Hip External Rotators exrx.net

06 Hip external rotation – YouTube

b. Exercises-stretching


External Hip Rotator Stretches
by JOSHUA MCCARRON Last Updated: Sep 11, 2017 livestrong.com
Hip External Rotation Exercise youtube.com
*helps with knee stress from collapse legs
Hip External Rotator Strengthening Exercise from youtube.com

5. Hip Adduction

a. Bio Mechanics

Anatomy of the Hip Adductors – Human Anatomy | Kenhub – YouTube

b. Stretches

PNF Stretching for the Adductors Muscles – Kinetic Health

=>Lower Half

*see Fitness: Lower Body Workout goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

Trochanteric Bursitis

Hip Bursitis 3D Video: Watch How it is Caused, Know Its … – YouTube

5 Top Exercises for Trochanteric Bursitis of the Hip – YouTube

Quadriceps femoris muscle From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia en.wikipedia.org
Not to be confused with quadratus femoris.
“..(Latin for “four-headed muscle of the femur”), also called simply the quadriceps, quadriceps extensor, or quads, is a large muscle group that includes the four prevailing muscles on the front of the thigh…

Quadriceps femoris, with different muscles in different colors.
rectus femoris – blue
vastus lateralis – yellow
vastus intermedius – green
vastus medialis – red…”

Kneeling Hip Flexor Quad Triplanar Dynamic Stretch – YouTube

How to Stretch and Release the Iliopsoas – YouTube

Best psoas muscle trigger point stretch – iliopsoas muscle release – hip …

KNEE
*see Medical: Knee Dislocation-Causes, treatment, healing, etc…? goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

2. Common Injuries

(upper hip -> thigh-> upper knee)

-Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial tract From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedi
“..The iliotibial tract or iliotibial band ((also known as Maissiat’s band or IT Band) is a longitudinal fibrous reinforcement of the fascia lata. The action of the ITB and its associated muscles is to extend, abduct, and laterally rotate the hip. In addition, the ITB contributes to lateral knee stabilization…”

Iliotibial Band Syndrome Of The Knee – Everything You Need To Know …

“..Dr. Ebraheim’s animated educational video describes iliotibial band syndrome of the knee. Inflammation and thickening of the iliotibial band result from excessive friction as the iliotibial band slides over the lateral femoral condyle. The iliotibial band is a thick band of fascia that extends along the lateral thigh from the iliac crest to the knee. It inserts into the Gerdy’s tubercle of the tibia. The iliotibial band is a continuation of the tensor fascia lata muscle. The tensor fascia lata muscle arises from the outer surface of the anterior iliac crest, between the tubercle of the iliac spine and inserts into the iliotibial tract. The gluteus maximus also inserts into the iliotibial band. Function of the iliotibial band The IT band extends, abducts and laterally rotates the hip. The IT band also contributes to lateral knee stabilization. The IT band is repeatedly shifted forward and backward across the lateral femoral condyle. Impingement usually occurs around 30 degrees of knee flexion. There may be swelling, tenderness and crepitus over the lateral femoral condyle. The condition of ITBS around the knee most commonly occurs in runners, cyclists and other athletes undergoing exercise with repetitive knee flexion and extension. The IT band inserts into Gerdy’s tubercle. The pain is proximal to the Gerdy’s tubercle. The pain may be reproduced by doing single leg squat. Predisposing factors..”

Top 3 Treatments For Iliotibial Band (ITB) Syndrome – YouTube

What Are The Causes Of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or … – YouTube

Knee anatomy and patellofemoral pain – YouTube

“..The Bio Skin Q Lok Dynamic Patella Traction Brace corrects patella tracking problems and treats anterior knee pain. Left untreated, a maltracking patella can lead to long-term effects such as chondromalacia. The QLok will reduce patellofemoral pain my increasing surface contact area in the patellofemoral joint…”

-infrapatellar tendinitis ( “jumper’s knee”)

Patellar tendinitis: Signs, symptoms and remedies for this … – YouTube

The Patella Tendonitis Cure – YouTube

Foot and Ankle

Foot Muscles Anatomy part 1/2

Muscles of the ankle/foot

Plantar flexion and dorsal flexion

Muscles That Move the Foot and Toes

Anatomy Of The Foot & Ankle – Everything You Need To Know – Dr. Nabil Ebraheim

*see What’s Your Achilles Heel? biblicalproof.wordpress.com
Jacob in the Bible
Who did Jacob wrestle with and how did Jacob become Israel?

Megan Sauter • 08/15/2016 biblicalarchaeology.org

Fitness

-Calf Exercises

What Is The Best Calf Building Workout? bodybuilding.com
Top 5 Calf Exercises Without Weights : Exercises to Build & Tone Muscle
https://youtu.be/YHZ8297TwUs
*others: hill running, jumping rope, cycling,stair climbing, bent-knee toe raises with resistance, etc..
Fitness: Various Feet Exercises goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

=>Muscle Strains

Causes and Symptoms of Torn Calf Muscle – YouTube

Calf Muscle – Guide on, Causes, Prevention & Rehabilitation runnerclick.com

Calf Muscle Strain – YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krkCzNwI1fU
“..LIVESTRONG.COM
Published on Jun 25, 2009
Healing and treating a calf strain can take time and patience. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this video on health and rehab. ..”

“20 minutes of ice” then wait another 2 hours before repeating

-Other Common Injuries

=>Shin Splints
*see Medical: What are parts of the Skeletal System? goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

What are Shin Splints? and How to Cure them – YouTube

How to Cure Shin Splints in About 5 Minutes – YouTube

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome / MTSS / Shin Splints – YouTube

Kinesio Tape Anterior Shin Splints – YouTube

=> Ankle Sprains

Ankle Sprains (Types and Symptoms) – YouTube

=> Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis / Tendinopathy – Explained in 90 Seconds – YouTube

How to Heal Achilles Tendon Injuries – YouTube

=> Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis: FIx it Forever – YouTube

Plantar Fasciitis: The 2 Minute Fix – YouTube

*see Fitness: Various kinds of Stretches goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

Medical Conditions

Common Muscular Diseases by HANNAH RICE MYERS Last Updated: Aug 14, 2017 livestrong.com
“..The human body consists of approximately 640 muscles that are named, in addition to an innumerable amount of smaller muscles that are not. All of these muscles combined play an intricate role in the way your body moves and works, each with a different job. As with any part of your body, muscles can become weak or injured due to a variety of disorders or diseases…

Sprains and Strains

While similar in how the injury is obtained, the difference between sprains and strains is the area of the body affected. A sprain is a stretched or torn ligament, while a strain is is a stretched or torn muscle or tendon.

Ligaments are the tissues responsible for connecting the bones at the joint, such as an ankle or wrist. Common causes of sprains include …

Tendons connect the muscle to the bone and are affected during a strain. …. The most common symptoms include muscle spasms, difficulty moving the injured area, pain and swelling.

In both cases, treatment typically includes rest, ice, bandaging the area so it remains immobilized and pain medications that reduce swelling, such as ibuprofen. Physical therapy may later be necessary.

Myositis

Myositis is an inflammation of muscle fibers — a group of muscle diseases in which inflammation and degenerative changes occur. …

The most common diseases associated with myositis are dermatomyositis and polymyositis. While polymyositis results in muscle weakness in the muscles that are closest to the trunk of your body, dermatomyositis causes both muscle weakness and a skin rash. In both instances, the doctor typically treats with prednisone, a steroid.

Muscle Cramps

Muscle cramps are sudden and involuntary and can happen in one or more of your muscles at once. …

Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy is not one muscular disease but a group of 30 genetic diseases that affect the muscles, causing weakness and complete loss and degeneration of the muscle. ..
..”

Healing

*see Deep Thought: Why doesn’t God “heal” everybody? goodnewseverybodycom.wordpress.com

Prayer

Jesus Heals Woman with Muscular Dystrophy – Popular Christian Videos
https://www.godtube.com/watch/?v=ZK7LGNNX

Angie Healed of Muscular Dystrophy in Wisconsin – YouTube

Lifetime of Muscular Dystrophy & spinal prolapses healed – John …

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Medical: Knee Dislocation-Causes, treatment, healing, etc…?

Knee Dislocation emedicinehealth.com

“..A knee dislocation occurs when the bones that form the knee are out of place. A knee dislocation, more specifically, is when the bones of the leg (the tibia and fibula) are moved in relation to the bone in the thigh (femur)…”
Dislocation of the knee A. Robertson, R. W. Nutton, J. F. Keating DOI: 10.1302/0301-620X.88B6.17448 Published 23 May 2006 bjj.boneandjoint.org.uk

“..Dislocation of the knee is uncommon, representing less than 0.2% of all orthopaedic injuries.3–5 It occurs mainly as a result of high-energy trauma, usually in young men. Motor-vehicle accidents account for over half of the cases and sports injuries for slightly less than one-third. Dislocation is associated with multiple trauma in between 14% and 44% of cases and is bilateral in 5% of patients6–10 (Table I⇓)…”

CAUSES

Complex Multiligament Knee Injuries drrobertmarx.com

“.. the result of a high energy injury such as a car accident or fall from a height. It can also occur from a sports injury, or rarely, a fall at work or during everyday activity. In these injuries, two or more of the major ligaments in the knee are severely injured and require surgery. If three or all four of the major ligaments are injured, the knee may be dislocated…”

Knee Dislocations – Everything You Need To Know – Dr. Nabil Ebraheim

“Uploaded on Jun 21, 2011

Educational video describing the types and treatment available for knee dislocations and possible vascular or nerve injuries.”

TREATMENT

Home Injury Treatments : Dislocated Knee Treatment Tips , from youtube.com

expertvillage

“Uploaded on Sep 26, 2008

Resetting the knee or knee cap is the first thing to do when helping a victim with a dislocated knee cap. Be prepared for emergency situations such as this with tips and advice from a 30 year emergency veteran in this free video on treatments.

Expert: Joe Bruni
Bio: Captain Joe Bruni has over 30-years experience as a street firefighter and company officer.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz”
Patella dislocation stoneclinic.com

“..Reduction

If the patella has been shifted completely outside of its groove, the first step will be returning it to its normal position. This process is called reduction and can sometimes happen spontaneously. If not, a doctor can push the patella back in place.
Surgical treatment

For patellar dislocations resulting in a damaged ligament, we will most often reconstruct the damaged ligament (patellofemoral ligament) surgically using a donor tendon. If there is damage to the articular cartilage in the joint, we can treat it arthroscopically. Failure to address these issues may lead to a chronically unstable patella and potentially an arthritic knee.
Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation following reconstruction of the patellofemoral ligament focuses on getting the patient fitter, faster, stronger with a primary emphasis on promoting proper tracking of the patella. During the first month, emphasis is on healing of the repaired ligament while maintaining range of motion as allowed by the patient’s surgeon on an individual basis. As patients progress through the program, specific lower extremity strength and stabilization activities are introduced. In the final months of the rehab program, focus transitions to sports-specific training.

Some people are chronically loose in the knee cap, often due to bony shapes such as a flat anterior femur (trochlea) in combination with tissue laxity (stretchy tissues). In those cases, careful physical therapy and strengthening exercises focused on the muscles that guide the patella are prescribed first before any surgical procedure is undertaken…”

Home Remedies for Knee Pain top10homeremedies.com

“..Here are the top 10 home remedies for knee pain.
1. Cold Compress

Applying cold compresses to the painful knee is one of the best and easiest ways to reduce pain and swelling. The cold will constrict the blood vessels, reducing blood flow to the affected area and thus reducing swelling. It will also give you relief from the pain.

Wrap a handful of ice cubes in a thin towel.
Apply the compress to the affected knee area for 10 to 20 minutes.
Do this two or three times daily until your pain is gone.

A bag of frozen peas also works well as a cold compress. You can opt for alternating hot and cold compresses as well for chronic pains.

2. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is also helpful in reducing knee pain. Due to its alkalizing effect, apple cider vinegar helps dissolve mineral build-ups and harmful toxins within the knee joint. It also helps restore joint lubricants to help reduce pain and promote mobility.

Mix two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in two cups of filtered water. Sip this mixture throughout the day. Drink this tonic daily until you recover completely.
You can also add two cups of apple cider vinegar to a bath tub of hot water. Soak the affected knee in the water for 30 minutes. Do this once daily for a few days.
Also, you can mix together one tablespoon each of apple cider vinegar and olive oil. Use it to massage the affected knee once or twice daily until the pain is gone.

3. Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin that works like a pain reliever. Capsaicin’s natural analgesic or pain-relieving properties produce a warm sensation and reduce pain in the affected knee.

Prepare a mixture by adding two tablespoons of cayenne pepper powder in one-half cup of warm olive oil. Apply this paste on the affected area twice daily for at least one week.
You can also mix one-quarter or one-half teaspoon of cayenne pepper powder in one cup of apple cider vinegar. Soak a clean washcloth in this solution and apply it on the aching area for about 20 minutes once or twice daily until the pain and inflammation is reduced.
You can even apply a gel containing 0.0125 percent capsaicin topically to reduce knee pain.

4. Ginger

Whether knee pain is due to arthritis, muscle strain or injury, ginger is an effective remedy to alleviate the pain. Its effectiveness comes from the presence of anti-inflammatory compounds in it. Ginger can reduce swelling on the knee as well as the pain.

Crush a small piece of fresh ginger root, add to one cup of water and boil it for 10 minutes. Strain and add a little honey and lemon juice. Drink two to three cups of this ginger tea daily until the pain is gone.
You can also massage the affected knee with ginger oil two or three times a day until you are satisfied with the results.

5. Turmeric

Turmeric is an effective and natural treatment to relieve knee pain. Turmeric contains a chemical called curcumin that has anti-inflammatory as well as antioxidant properties that help reduce pain.

Also, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) reports that turmeric may slow the progression of rheumatoid arthritis, one of the main causes of knee pain.

Add one-half teaspoon each of ground ginger and turmeric to a cup of water and boil it for 10 minutes. Strain, add honey to taste, and enjoy twice daily.
Boil one teaspoon of turmeric powder in a glass of milk. Sweeten with honey and drink it once daily.
Another option is to take 250 to 500 mg turmeric capsules three times daily.

Follow these remedies daily until the pain is gone completely.

Note: As turmeric can thin the blood, these remedies are not suitable for those taking blood-thinning medicine.

6. Lemon

Lemon has also been found beneficial as a home remedy for knee pain caused by arthritis. The citric acid found in lemon works as a solvent for uric acid crystals, which is the cause of some types of arthritis…”

  • Remedies for Knee Pain…

    “Massage Therapy: This technique is very effective in soothing aches and pains all over the body. Gently massage your knee area with some warm olive oil around two or three times a day. Make sure that the massage lasts for at least 5 to 10 minutes at each time.

    Resting: When it comes to the treatment of many ailments and afflictions, this is one of the most important, yet commonly overlooked factors. However, it is absolutely essential that you refrain from putting too much pressure on your knees at all times. Giving your knee to heal from an injury or an inflammation will prevent a relapse.
    Elevation: You could reduce the swelling in your knee by keeping it raised. Prop your affected leg on a couple of pillows, or sit on a recliner chair, which allows you to keep your legs elevated….

    Diet for Knee Pain

    Fish like tuna, salmon, herring, sardine, mackerel and cod
    Oranges and orange juice as they are high in Vitamin C
    Sources of a flavonoid known as quercetin, which include onions, red grapes and apples
    Leafy greens, especially spinach
    Soybean and other soy products
    Spices and herbs like ginger, garlic, rosemary, coriander and oregano.
    ..”

    Knee Pain Relief From Home Remedies – How To Get Knee Pain Relief At Home

    TREATMENT

    The Best Knee Strengthening Exercises to Relieve Pain draxe.com

    *see Health: How to deal with arthritis as one ages? goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com
    & Health: How to repair and deal with “loss” cartilage?

    OTHER KNEE RELATED STUFF

    Musculoskeletal Injuries
    *see Medical: Parts of the Muscular System goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

    -Iliotibial band Syndrome

    ITB (Iliotibial band) Syndrome – Explained in a minute (knee pain …

    IT Band Syndrome and Knee Pain (HOW TO FIX IT!) – YouTube

    -Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

    Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Home Exercise Program – YouTube

    Top 3 Stretches for Patellofemoral Syndrome or knee cap pain …

    -infrapatellar tendinitis ( “jumper’s knee”)

    Patellar tendinitis – YouTube

    Patellar Tendinitis Exercises – YouTube

    HEALING

    Prayer

    German creative miracle – knee bone


    PaulRapleyMinistries
    “Published on Jun 29, 2015

    A German boy shares how Jesus created some knee bone and healed him at a Paul Rapley healing service in Germany!!..”
    Butcher Knife pain in knee healed from Alaska , from youtube.com
    PaulRapleyMinistries
    Painful dislocated knee injury healing & no more crutches – John Mellor Healing Ministry , from youtube.com

    “Published on Oct 13, 2014

    Painful dislocated knee injury healing & no more crutches – John Mellor Healing Ministry. http://www.johnmellor.org. John Mellor, an International Australian Healing Evangelist. John Mellor has a gift of healing and miracles with a ministry of praying for the sick in Jesus’ name. John Mellor sees many miracles and healings of every type of physical illness, emotional disorder and mental illness. John Mellor sees hundreds more testimonies at our YouTube Channel, John Mellor Ministries. If you would like to find out where John Mellor is ministering, see his itinerary at http://www.johnmellor.org.”..
    20 years of spinal & knee pain from car accident healed – John Mellor Healing Ministry , from youtube.com

    God Spoke: Will Never Again Have Pain in Knee – Left Knee Healed christianblog.com
    “..In God’s healing of my left knee, God used a word from an orthopedic surgeon and a word of knowledge spoken on two different occasions by Gordon Robertson of the respected Christian program, The 700 Club, to confirm that my knee was being healed and that I will never again have pain in my left knee.

    On a Sunday in mid January, 2011, after standing at the altar in church praising God for a period of time, I started feeling increased pain in my left knee. I had experienced some pain and discomfort before this, but had been ignoring it. The pain became more and more intense as this day went on. It felt like there was a tight band around the base of my knee and pain was emanating from that area. This strong pain did not want to stop and it got to be both an annoying and a gnawing form of pain. I resorted to an aspirin regiment to ease the discomfort.

    In combating the problem with my knee, I prayed asking for healing and I put into action what I have been learning over the past several years. I commanded the pain to go, to leave my body, and I spoke healing and restoration to my knee, in the name of Jesus. When I did this, it seemed that the band of pain broke up and dispersed down my leg. So, then I was feeling discomfort and grawing pain down my leg originating from the knee.

    So strongly do I believe what I have been sharing in the many blogs I have written on the subject of healing. I was not about to quit believing that my knee was being healed. That the healing power of God was at work. I asked God if He would in some way show me that my knee was being healed…”

    Healed in a Moment cbn.com

    A car accident left Shelley Herrman with pain & limited mobility in her shoulder. Doctors told her the only solution would be surgery. But her church prayed & God healed her.

    http://cbn.com/tv/embedplayer.aspx?bcid=4740637496001

    Eric’s knee problem healed through prayer , from youtube.com
    Dove Ministries
    “..Uploaded on Dec 8, 2009

    Eric’s Knee was healed after prayer with Bill Subritzky in the name of Jesus…”

    Others:

    Jehovah Rapha (Lord Heals) by Sal youtube.com
    https://creativemusicartsy.wordpress.com/2016/05/14/music-prayer-come-and-let-your-healing-fill-this/

    Paul Rapley Ministires-Testimonies paulrapley.com
    Healing Rooms Testimonies bethelredding.com
    Testimonies – International House of Prayer | Healing Rooms ihopkc.org

    “..Knee Cartilage
    The cartilage in my knee was worn out, and doctors told me I needed a knee replacement. As I received prayer the pain left completely, and I can now walk without a limp…”

    Other Sources:

    Sal: I too had a knee injury, which was a meniscus muscle torn from downhill skiing, which God answered my prayer when I called out to Him and ask..”..if You are real, please heal my knee and I’ll follow You” (freshmen year in college). He answered my prayer in a way that it wasn’t broken, just torn meniscus and was in crutches for 4 weeks or so.

    I believe God does “provide” healing and wisdom too on ways to “feel better”..
    Health: How to repair and deal with “loss” cartilage? goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

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Fitness: Various Chest Muscle Exercises

Pre-Workout

8 Great Foods to Eat Before and After Your Workout canaya thumbnail by Courtney Anaya, CPT courtanaya muscleandfitness.com

Top off your protein and glycogen stores with the right foods – pre- and post-workout.
*recommend a peanut butter jelly sandwich with banana that has potassium to prevent soreness
What to Eat Before and After a Workout By Kati Mora, MS, RD fitnessmagazine.com
Ready to sweat? Not so fast! Here, the best foods to eat before and after a workout, so you can fuel up the right way. Munch on these for your best sweat session yet.

” Before: Whole Wheat Toast with Sliced Banana and Cinnamon

When it comes to gearing up for workout, carbs are your gym BFF. The key is to have a mixed bag of complex and simple ones so that the release of energy during your workout is slow and steady throughout your routine. Whole-wheat toast with fruit gives you both types of carbs with the bonus of being super easy to digest. Complex carbs will keep your motor humming, while the fruit adds an extra kick of energy. For those training for a race, bananas are perfect in raising potassium levels, which drop when you sweat a lot. For an added bonus, add a dash of cinnamon. The spice has been linked to stabilizing blood sugar and improving brain function.
Find out your BMI!..”

10 Best PRE WORKOUT Meals | What to Eat Before a … – YouTube

Gravity Training Zone – Fat Loss Experts
“…For this video lets pretend that you’re the type of person that responds very positively to eating before a workout. The big question that you probably have is what should you eat to maximize your performance? I want to give you the 10 best proven pre workout foods.

1. Bananas – These are great because they’re easily digestible, and provide your body potassium, which you’ll be needing because I”m sure you’re going to be sweating really hard during your workout. Any fruit before a workout could help, try mixing it in with some protein source such as fat free Greek yogurt.
2. White Rice and brown rice mix. This was always one of my favorite pre workout meals. You eat the white rice for fast easily digestible energy, and you eat the brown rice for slower digesting longer duration energy. When you have both your energy levels should stay high throughout your entire workout. Have this with some chicken breast or legumes ..”

Assessments

*see Fitness: Physiology of Exercise goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

Muscular Strength and Muscular Endurance April Merritt by April Merritt on December 14, 2009 acefitness.org
“..Muscular endurance, on the other hand, refers to the muscle’s ability to exert a submaximal force repeatedly over time, such as a half sit up test or a push up test. But muscular endurance tests also measure strength to some degree.

Take the push up test for example. If you have very weak upper body muscles, you’re going to have a difficult time pushing yourself up. Therefore you may only be able to do a couple pushups before everything gives out. Because your strength is so low, we’re not able to get a great measure of endurance. The YMCA bench press test is another example of this. You lift a certain weight to the speed of a metronome. The test is stopped when you can’t lift the bar up or when you can’t keep up with the metronome. This type of test puts lighter clients at a disadvantage. If I am struggling to lift the bar to the start position because it’s too heavy, I’m not going to get a lot of repetitions in. My strength impacts my endurance…”

Push-up Test
*see Fitness: Morning Routine-Different types of Push-Ups goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

Test Your Upper Body Fitness With The Push Up Test
The push up fitness assessment is an easy way to track your workout progress

By Elizabeth Quinn Updated July 09, 2016 verywell.com
“..Primary Muscles Used During the Push Up

Shoulders (Anterior and Medial Deltoids))
Chest (Pectorals)
Back of the Upper Arm (Triceps)

How to Perform the Push-Up Test

While performing push-ups, you lift nearly 75% of your total body weight.

Using a modified push-up position reduces this amount to about 60% of your total body weight…”

3 Fitness Test Muscular Endurance Max Pushup Test – YouTube

Push-up Muscular Endurance Fitness Test – YouTube

Muscular Endurance: Push up and Sit up test – YouTube

*see Fitness: Morning Routine-Different types of Sit-Ups-Crunches goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

1RM Testing | Science for Sport scienceforsport.com

“….Moreover, the 1RM test has been proven as a valid and reliable measure of performance in all the exercises listed below:..”

How to Test a One Rep Max – YouTube

A Simple and Accurate One-Rep Max Calculator (and How to Use it) By Michael Matthews muscleforlife.com

Fitness Test – 1RM Test – YouTube

-Bench Press

1RM Testing | Science for Sport scienceforsport.com

‘..Starting the test

The participant should perform a warm-up with a self-selected load that will allow them to complete a minimum of 6-10 repetitions (approx. 50% predicted 1RM).
1-5 minute rest (decided by test administrator)…”

1 RM Bench Press – YouTube

The Definitive Guide to Increasing Your Bench Press Written by: Mike Matthews legionathletics.com
“…Bench Press Calculator for Calculating One-Rep Maxes

The only 100%-accurate way to know how much weight you can bench press for a certain number of reps is to actually do it…but there are equations that can predict results with a fair amount of accuracy.

The three equations most commonly used are the Brzycki, Baechle, and dos Remedios equations.

Use the calculator below to predict your 1RMs…

How to Perform the 1-RM Bench Press Test – YouTube

Physical Fitness Assessments and Norms for Adults and Law Enforcement cooperinstitute.org
*see ACE Personal Trainer’s Manual 5th Edition pp 243 (Chapter 8: Physiological Assessments)
[PDF]Strength to Weight Ratios Age-Gender Norms 1-RM Bench Press and … occonline.occ.cccd.edu

occonline.occ.cccd.edu/online/lskeie/pdf1RMNorms.pdf
Age-Gender Norms. 1-RM Bench Press and Leg Press. Rating … 1-RM Leg Press. The Physical Fitness Specialist Certification Manual, The Cooper Institute for…”

*see Why is the Cooper Fitness Test Used by Law Enforcement Agencies?
March 26, 2015 mtntactical.com

1-RM Bench Press Test topendsports.com

1RM Bench Press Test Video Tutorial

Formulas:

Absolute Strength vs. Relative Strength by Jay Kim on January 16, 2017 hackyour.fitness
Relative Strength Formula for Bench Pressing by JEREMY HOEFS Last Updated: Sep 11, 2017 livestrong.com
“..After measuring your bench press 1RM and determining your weight, you can calculate your relative strength. The basic formula includes dividing your bench press 1RM by your weight. For example, a 200-pound football player with a 225-pound bench press 1RM has a relative strength of 1.125 (225/200=1.125). A positive number indicates a good amount of relative strength…”

How to Exercise for Absolute Strength by Paula Quinene healthyliving.azcentral.com
“..measure of the amount of force your muscles can exert for one repetition. Absolute strength is commonly referred to as your one-repetition max or 1RM…”

Predicted 1 RM vs. Actual 1 RM
American Council on Exercise by American Council on Exercise

on September 17, 2012 acefitness.org
1 Rep Max Calculator topendsports.com
“This calculator is based on the formula derived by Boyd Epley in 1985, which is 1RM = weight x (1 + (reps / 30))”

“.. It is a measure of the maximal weight a subject can lift with one repetition. Measuring 1RM has safety issues, so it is sometimes useful to estimate the 1RM using a calculator based on the number of times (greater than 1) that comeone can lift a certain weight. See more on One Rep Max Testing.

One rep maximum calculators are used to predict a one rep maximum lift. To calculate your 1 repetition max result, enter the weight lifted and the number of reps in the boxes below, and then click “calculate”.This calculator applies for all exercises, and any measurement unit for weight…”

Bodybuilding com Calculate Your One Rep Max!

Bodybuilding com Calculate Your One Rep Max!

Strength Level – Weightlifting Calculator (Bench/Squat/Deadlift) strengthlevel.com

“Strength Level calculates your performance in compound exercises like bench press, deadlift and squat. ..”

CHARTS

Predicted 1 RM vs. Actual 1 RM
American Council on Exercise by American Council on Exercise
on September 17, 2012 acefitness.org
“..Predicted 1 RM AssessmentOne-repetition Maximum

Submaximal strength testing is a great way to estimate 1 RM performance in a novice exerciser who has inadequate experience handling free weights. Table 8-32 (from the ACE Personal Trainer Manual),… Using the coefficient 1.255, the client’s 1 RM is calculated as follows:

1 RM = 160 pounds x 1.255 = 201 pounds

Actual 1 RM Assessment

1 RM-Repetition Table While predicted 1 RM uses submaximal effort levels, actual 1 RM will push the client to his or her limit. … Table 8-27 can be used to calculate and determine an appropriate weight for the client’s 1 RM…”

*see pp. 243

Muscular Strength Testing – Sfu sfu.ca

-Others

5 Tests That Will Measure Your Strength By Kelsey Cannon, Photography By Thinkstock November 19, 2014 menshealth.com
See how you match up to these standards

Workouts

Bench Press

Fitness: Chest-Bench Press w/HealthFitnessLifeGuy

6 Worst Things You Can Do to Get a Bigger Chest
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These common pec training missteps will put a quick halt to your chest gains.

3 Easy Tips for Building a BIG CHEST Fast!


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5 Best Exercises For A Bigger Chest Stephanie Lee Training → Workouts
December 13, 2016 bodybuilding.com
“..The exercises themselves may look simple enough, but it’s up to you to dial up the intensity by giving yourself less time for rest. “I like to take as little rest as possible,” says Grage, suggesting that you take 15-20 seconds of rest between your sets…”

=> Kinematics

Bench Press kinematics biomechanicalbenchpress.weebly.com
“..The variables that we will be evaluating are time, vertical displacement, vertical velocity, and vertical acceleration. Displacement is the change in position of an object from start to stop, in which the object here is the bar (3). Acceleration is then the change in velocity over time; velocity measures how fast an object is moving in a certain direction (3). The subject will go through 4 stages. Starting with the bar on their chest and moving up, is the acceleration phase. When the person struggles this is considered the sticking phase, which is then proceeded by the maximal strength stage and lastly the deceleration phase as the bar returns to the resting point on the chest (2) During the acceleration phase the subject needs to create enough acceleration to carry them to the sticking point. The main goal is to complete the lift and get through the sticking phase.

..”
Biomechanics of the Bench Press ptonthenet.com
“..Movement Pattern

Lower the barbell toward your chest, by flexing your elbows while maintaining scapulae retraction. Lower the barbell until a slight stretch is felt in the pectorals. Avoid letting the low-back arch, the head to jut forward, or the shoulders to shrug during this motion in order to maintain an ideal and safe posture.
Preserve the natural curvature of the lumbar spine (low-back) throughout the entire lift. In other words, keep the spine in a neutral position. Elite powerlifters may perform the lift with excessive lumbar extension (arched low-back), but this position is not advised for the general fitness enthusiast unless properly instructed, and the person has a specific goal to increase 1 repetition maximum performance.
Aim to perform the exercise through a full range of motion unless mobility/flexibility deficits restrict motion or pain/pinching sensations are felt in the shoulder region.
Press the barbell back up to the starting position by extending the elbows and contracting the chest.
..”

-Incline

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-Decline

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Post Workout

Chest-Building Nutrition: Tips And Meal Plan For A Bigger Chest Shannon Clark August 15, 2017 • 4 min read bodybuilding.com

“…Will Chest For Food

Don’t let the fact that you’re ‘bulking’ make you think you can fill your diet with whatever you want. If you consistently put highly-processed, sugary food into your body, you’re not going to feel well and you will gain more fat than muscle.

Choose lean protein sources like chicken, lean beef, fish, egg whites and whey protein. Your carbs should be complex and come from brown rice, sweet potatoes, barley and oatmeal. You’ll still need fruits and veggies. To get good fats, consume plenty of flaxseeds, fish oil, avocado, nuts and natural nut butter.

Avoid foods with trans fats or excessive saturated fat. They don’t support lean body composition. Some saturated fat is okay to include and even beneficial for testosterone levels, but it shouldn’t overtake your unsaturated fat intake.
Sample Meal Plan

A 180-pound guy looking to ad..”
*see Health: Nutrition Macronutrientsgoodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com


What Foods to Eat to Get a Big Upper Chest by BRIAN WILLETT Last Updated: Sep 11, 2017 livestrong.com
“..Although building an impressive set of pectorals — the muscles of your upper chest — requires dedication to an effective workout plan, you also need to make good nutritional choices. Even if you have the best chest-building workout plan in the world, poor nutrition impairs your progress toward building a big upper chest. Consult a doctor before starting a workout plan or altering your diet dramatically…”
The 5 Best Foods to Eat after a Workout Posted on Apr 5, 2016 5:46:00 AM trxtraining.com
“..Studies show that eating the right foods within 30 minutes of a workout can reduce inflammation, replace glycogen stores for future workouts, and repair muscle damage. While many people turn to processed recovery drinks to refuel,the best recovery foods come in the form of whole foods. Here are five of my favorites…”

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Upper Body Strength FULL WORKOUT: 1. … Full Day of Eating VEGETARIAN While Bulk
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Fitness: Various Tricep Exercises

WRONG form:

Fitness: Triceps-“Cable Pushdowns” w/HealthFitnessLifeGuy

CORRECT form:

Fitness: “Arms: Triceps-Rope Pull Downs”

Others:

Tricep Exercises – Exercise Guides, from bodybuilding.com
The 7 Best Triceps Exercises
Build coveted “horseshoe” triceps with these killer moves

By The Editors of Men’s Health Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 12:00 am menshealth.com

13 Killer Tricep Exercises for your Arm Workouts

15 Tricep Exercises for Men elitemensguide.com
“..The following 15 tricep exercises for men and accompanying videos work the tricep muscles, the large muscles on the back of the upper arms. Select any of the tricep exercises to watch the accompanying video. Below the exercises, find three tricep workouts as well as links to EMG’s other muscle specific guides. These exercises are grouped as follows.

Barbell/EZ Bar Exercises
Dumbbell Exercises
Cable Exercises
Bodyweight Exercises
Machine Based Exercises
..”

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4 Exercises that hit all 3 Triceps Heads – YouTube

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10 OF THE BEST – TRICEP EXERCISES! – YouTube

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-Bent Over

Fitness: Triceps-Bent Over Dumbell Extensions

Fitness: Triceps: One-Arm Dumbbell Extensions w/HealthFitnessLifeGuy

-Tricep Dips

Fitness: Triceps-Dips on Parallel Bars w/HealthFitnesslifeguy

Tricep Dips on Parallel Bars – YouTube

How To Do Dips – Chest & Triceps Exercise

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Fitness: Morning Routine-Different types of Sit-Ups-Crunches

Muscles

Layers of the Abdominal Wall

Muscles of the Anterior Abdominal Wall – 3D Anatomy Tutorial

Built By Science Abdominals bodybuilding.com
Anterior Core

“..These are the abdominal muscles you’ll find on the front of your body. They’re comprised of three layers: the deep layer, the intermediate layer, and the superficial layer”

Deep Layer

“..Pelvic Floor

The pelvic floor is made of muscles positioned below your pelvis. When you take a deep breath, your diaphragm comes down, and your pelvic floor catches the breath. The thoracic diaphragm and the pelvic floor pressurize and stabilize your spine…”

Posterior Core

“Your core consists of more than just the muscles on the front of your body. It’s important to know what’s happening on the back. We’re going to focus on three specific muscle groups in this section: the multifidus, quadratus lumborum, and erector spinae.

Multifidus

The multifidi are small muscles that span 2-4 segments of the spine. You’ll never see them, but they’re important because they give your brain feedback about where your body is in space. These muscles also help control little movements throughout your spine.

Quadratus Lumborum (QL)

This big muscle runs from the top of the hip all the way up to your lower back. It’s important for side-to-side movements, but it’s even more important for preventing side movement. Your QL is necessary for controlling or resisting motion.

Erector Spinae

This muscle group starts at the sacrum and the top of the hip and connects to the ribcage, the top of your neck, and even as high as the base of your skull. These muscles are important for controlling motion during squats and deadlifts. If you need to maintain a little extension, that’s where erector spinae come into play.”

Muscles of the Posterior Abdominal Wall – 3D Anatomy Tutorial

Serratus posterior inferior muscle – Anatomy & Function – Human Anatomy | Kenhub

Muscles healthline.com
“..
The abdominal muscles provide postural support, protect internal organs in the abdominal and pelvic regions, and perform other functions. ..”

Abdominal Muscle Anatomy fitstep.com
“..Abdominal Exercises

Some common exercises that work the Abdominals include:..”
Core stability physio-pedia.com

Assessments

*see Fitness: How “Balanced” are you? goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

Instructional: Biering Sorensen Test – YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G93cNF8gl4o
“moveSKILL
Published on Nov 20, 2015
Start in prone position with tight abs and glutes
Hold position with a neutral spine
Do not allow back to arch excessively
Work up to a 2 minute hold
Do not allow either shoulder to drop “

Practical Application of Functional Assessments: Core Function and Balance Assessments Jessie Newell by Jessie Newell
on December 04, 2015 acefitness.org
“..This final installment of a blog series addressing the four main types of functional assessment takes a close look at core function and balance assessments, which includes the Sharpened Romberg Test, Stork-Stand Balance Test and McGill’s Torso Muscular Endurance Test Battery…”

1. Trunk Flexor

McGill flexor test – YouTube

2. Trunk Lateral or “Side Bridge”

McGill side bridge test – YouTube

3. Trunk Extensor

Extensor Endurance Test – YouTube

Core Strength Fitness Assessment | Gymnastics with Dave Durante …

Muscular Endurance


What Does the Curl Ups Test Measure?
by Kat Black healthyliving.azcentral.com
“..
Muscular Endurance

This test looks particularly at the endurance of your abdominal muscles. In anatomical terms, this refers to your muscles’ ability to contract repeatedly over a period of time. Muscles with high endurance are more able to withstand fatigue during exercise as well as during daily activities. In particular, having abdominal muscles with high endurance helps prevent low-back pain.
..”

Curl-up Fitness Test – YouTube

Stability

*see Fitness: Kinesiology-Kinematic Exercise Types goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

The True Function of the Core – Functional Stability Training – YouTube

Supine Drawing In – YouTube

Quadruped Drawing In Maneuver – YouTube

Core Series-How to Activate your Transverse Abdominus

TYPES

Below are some of the different sit-ups I “try” to do every other morning. Feel free to click on the pic for the video link to watch to see how it’s done. Any feedback (e.g. suggestions, comments, question, etc..) is always welcome…

Fitness: Morning Routine-Upper Abs: Raised leg Crunches
Fitness: Morning Routine-Upper Abs: Raised leg Cruncheshttps://youtu.be/Twmjy2nNXtE*note: sorry for foggyness of the video as I filmed it in the morning during humid weather

Fitness: Morning Routine-“Sit-ups: Alternating Obliques”

Fitness: Morning Routine-“Sit-ups: Bicycle Kick”

Fitness: Morning Routine-“Sit-ups: Side Crunches”

Fitness: Morning Routine-“Sit-ups: Side Crunches”

Fitness: Morning Routine-“Abs: Vertical Air Bicycle Kick”

Fitness: Morning Routine-“Abs: “Lolo Jones” Crunches”

Others:

Abs 101 Workout muscleandfitness.com
Check out this quick primer on ab anatomy and get your midsection looking sharp.
Shawn Perine thumbnail by Shawn Perine shawnperine
The Workout

“..
In putting together the ultimate ab routine you want to make sure to hit each of the four visible muscle groups, but by the same token, don’t want to create such a long, arduous routine that you’ll never want to do it. So, a combination of thoroughness and efficiency is key, and the best way to achieve that is by figuring a way of hitting the most areas of the abdominal region using the fewest exercises.

As you probably know, there’s a wealth of ab exercises at our disposal that cover every square inch of the midsection. But for our purposes we will limit your workout to six of our favorites, to be performed in three different pairings twice a week, followed by what we call “Gut Busters” [see Exercise Descriptions].

That’s six workouts a week—a lot to be sure—but the right amount if you want standout abs come June 21st. Also keep in mind that each of the three distinct workouts should take you a total of around five minutes—brief, but intense and effective…’
Six-Pack To Go: Abdominal Training! bodybuilding.com

HUMAN ANATOMY
*see Medical: Parts of the Muscular System goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

Atlas – Main muscles of the trunk kenhub.com

Muscles of the Abdomen, Lower Back and Pelvis innerbody.com

(see Fitness: Kinesiology-Kinematic Exercise Types goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com)

Erector Spinae

How to Do Superman Exercises

20 Ways to Do a Plank health.com

Superman Plank by Meili Viera

Spiderman Plank – XFit Daily

Lateral Flexion

How to Do an Abdominal Crunch – YouTube

Supine Abdominal Curl pilates.com
Exercise-Supine abdominal crunch.m4v

How to Do an Ab Reverse Curl | Ab Workout

Obliques

Lying Side Hip Raises – YouTube

Tranverse Abdominus

Abdominal Muscle Anatomy physio-pedia.com

“..The transversus abdominis muscle is the deepest of the abdominal muscles, lying internally to the internal abdominal obliques. It is a thin sheet of muscle whose fibres run horizontally anteriorly. It arises as fleshy fibres from the deep surface of the lower six costal cartilages, the lumbar fascia, the anteror two-thirds of the iliac crest and the lateral third of the inguinal ligament. It inserts into the xiphoid process, the linea alba and the symphsis pubis. The lowest tendinous fibres join similar fibres from the interior obliques to form the conjoint tendon which is fixed to the pubic crest and the pectineal line[2].[6]..”

1. Strengthening Exercises
a. How to Exercise Transverse Abdominal Muscles Updated on May 17, 2017 caloriebee.com
“…We are going to concentrate on the transverse abdominis or your “T ABS,” as it is your secret ingredient. Your T ABS are your body’s natural corset. Though you may not see these muscles as you can the rectus abdominis and obliques, the T ABS hold everything in. Imagine an old rubber band that’s been used and re-used. It eventually gets weak and is no longer useful for holding things. That old rubberband is like your T ABS, especially as you age or experience pregnancy. If the T ABS are weak, your belly will literally “hang out.” Failure to achieve your dream mid-section is usually due to improper training of these muscles. However, particular exercises will strengthen and pull your T ABS inward, creating a slimmer mid-section…”

Transverse Abdominis Exercises
https://youtu.be/GX3PVLFjheg
*great for post-prenatal, vocal singing exercises, etc..

3 transverse abdominis exercises for core stability – YouTube

How to Do a Prone Plank | Abs Workout

Ab Rollout on Stability Ball

Stability Ball Bridge with Alternate Leg Extension

*see Fitness: How to reverse common Abnormal Postures? goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

Categories

1. Which Exercises Improve Abdominal Endurance? by ANDREA CESPEDES Last Updated: Sep 11, 2017 livestrong.com
-Posterior Pelvic Tilts
How To Fix Posterior Pelvic Tilt – Stretches & Exercises August 3, 2017 backauthority.com
-Side Lying Torso Raise
Lying Oblique Leg Raises – Abs Exercise Guide with Photos
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shapefit.com
-Supine Pelvic Tilts
ACE Fit | Ab Exercises | Supine Pelvic Tilts acefitness.org
2. Static Core Stability Exercises brianmac.co.uk
-Prone Plank
How to Do the Perfect Plank greatist.com
-Side Plank
6 Side Plank Variations for a Killer Core stack.com
3. Dynamic Core Stability Exercises dailyvitamoves.com
-Abdominal rollout on stability ball
Stability Ball Roll Out: Best Abs Exercises ( A ), from youtube.com
-Alternate Leg Bridge on Stability Ball
EXERCISE BALL – FLOOR BRIDGE ALTERNATE LEG LIFT -hep2go, from youtube.com
4. Trunk Extension Exercise Progressions – My Rehab Connection myrehabconnection.com
-Modified “Superman” on BOSU
Workout of the Week #12: Bosu Ball Superman, from youtube.com
-Birddog
Benefits of the Bird Dog Exercise and 8 Challenging Variations
Updated: September 23, 2016 stack.com
-Prone Hyperextension
Hyperextensions for a Strong Lower Back by Lynn Glenn musclemagfitness.com

Specifics

-Men

The 25 Best Abs Exercises By The Editors of Men’s Health March 1, 2014 menshealth.com
Refresh your workout with these ab exercises

-Women

Pool Workout For Abs and Core | Bikini Body Workout | Fitness How To

Why You Don’t Have Six-Pack Abs


“Published on Nov 9, 2016

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Athleanathleanx.com
Smart Snacks for Six Pack Abs


How to Get a Six Pack – ULTIMATE STEP BY STEP GUIDE!! from youtube.com

5 Benefits of Doing Plank Exercise December 05, 2014 • 1,439,176 views fitness.mercola.com
“…The plank is one of the best exercises for core conditioning but it also works your glutes and hamstrings, supports proper posture, and improves balance.

There are many variations you can try to add intensity and work different areas of your body. In the video above, personal trainer Jill Rodriguez demonstrates plank variations you can use to help improve your posture, balance, and overall fitness…”

Pelvic Tilt Form, Muscles Worked, Benefits – Home Gym Exercises homegym-exercises.com/
Best Exercises for Pregnancy – Pelvic tilts and raises

WARNINGS
*see Fitness: Kinesiology-Kinematic Exercise Types goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

Are Sit Ups Bad for You? The U.S. Military Seems to Think So… Cameron Baker June 15, 2016 issaonline.edu

Straight Leg Sit-ups – YouTube
Video for straight leg sit ups not recommended

Situps, Hip Flexors & Lordosis by CHRIS DANIELS Last Updated: Sep 17, 2011 livestrong.com
“…
Safety

Though hyperlordosis can arise from weak muscles, treat it as a medical problem rather than a fitness problem. If you already have hyperlodosis, or other back problems, consult your doctor before beginning new exercise programs. While exercise is an important part of improving back health, exercising with back problems places you at a much higher risk of injury. Your doctor can help tailor exercises to your individual medical and physical condition.
..”

Q Ab/Core Exercises Are leg-lowering exercises effective for training my lower abs? sharecare.com
“.. National Academy of Sports Medicine answered
While most people feel the effects of leg-lowering exercises in the lower ab region, the primary muscles being used during these movements are the hip flexors. The main hip flexor, the psoas, passes right through the lower abdominal region as it runs from the lower back to the outside of the upper thigh; as it gets stressed and fatigued during this exercise, many people will feel it working and mistake this for the lower abs, which are in the same general area. A word of caution: leg-lowering exercises are potentially risky and can wreak havoc on the lower back if you lack proper core stability and flexibility in the hips. If you are unable to perform the movement without your lower back moving off of the floor, then you should work on improving the flexibility of your hip flexor muscles and stability of your core before incorporating leg-lowering into your program as this can place extreme stress on the vertebrae in the lower back. Instead, try a reverse crunch or knee-ups as these exercises tend to be a little more lower-back friendly…”

Fitness: Abdominals-“Torso Rotation Machine” w/HealthFitnessLifeGuy

Top Exercises for Strong Glutes and a Pain-free Back
https://youtu.be/cE_cKrtUfWk
*see Fitness: How to reverse common Abnormal Postures? goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

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