Anatomy & Physiology

Functional strength training

Functional Strength Training

Functional strength training is a type of exercise program that has become increasingly popular in recent years. Unlike traditional forms of exercise that focus on specific muscle groups, functional training is designed to improve overall movement patterns and help individuals perform everyday activities, also known as Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), with greater ease and […]

Strength Training anatomy

Strength Training Anatomy

Strength training has gained immense popularity over the years to improve physical fitness, enhance athletic performance, and promote overall well-being. While many people focus on the exercises, sets, and reps in their training routines, understanding the anatomy behind strength training is equally crucial.  This detailed Muscle and Motion article explores the significance of comprehending Strength […]

Lateral Raise

Lateral Raise Exercise

The complete anatomical analysis of the Lateral Raise Exercise! If you want to build up your shoulders, then this is just the exercise for you. If you’re looking to develop well-rounded shoulders, then the lateral raise exercise is your go-to solution. This Muscle and Motion article delves into the anatomical analysis of the lateral raise […]

Nordic Hamstring Curl Anatomy

Strengthen and protect your hamstrings with the Nordic Hamstring Curl! In this  Muscle and Motion article, we will delve into the anatomy of the Nordic Hamstring Curl, an exercise specifically designed to strengthen the hamstrings and reduce the risk of strain or injury. By understanding the anatomy of the Nordic Hamstring Curl, you will be […]

Mastering the Hip Hinge

This is one of the most essential exercises for trainees to learn. Dive deep into the importance of mastering the Hip Hinge!   The hip hing: a movement that seems so simple but, in fact, isn’t! The hip hinge is a deceptively simple yet vital movement that entails bending the body downward. However, achieving proper […]

Anatomical Terminology

Human Anatomy Terminology

Human Anatomy Terminology: A Complete Guide. This complete Muscle and Motion guide provides the foundations of anatomy terminology and includes 3D illustrations and clear definitions of musculoskeletal practice. Anatomical terminology is a specialized language used by professionals in anatomy and health, such as doctors, physicians, physiotherapists, and fitness trainers. Anatomical terminology is based on Greek […]

Types of Joints

Types of Joints: A Detailed Classification Guide

This Muscle and Motion detailed guide will provide you with everything you need to know about each type of joint. Joints are the structures that connect every two bones in the skeletal system. Types of joints can be categorized based on the type of tissue present, such as fibrous, cartilaginous, or synovial , or by […]

the Knee Joint

Anatomy of the Knee Joint: Bones, Ligaments, and Muscles

In this detailed Muscle and Motion article, you will learn about the structure and function of the knee joint, including bones, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. The anatomy of the knee joint is complex and intricate, allowing for a wide range of motion. In this article, we will explore the anatomy of the knee, its functions, […]

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How to Squat Properly: The Ultimate Guide for Beginners

Whether you’re new to the gym or an experienced trainee, squats should be a part of your exercise routine. From dumbbell squats to single-leg variations, there is a wide variety of different squat exercises you can do. This Muscle and Motion guide will provide all the information you need to learn how to start squatting […]