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Stretching the Upper Leg Muscles by Chris Keith Posted Mon 04 Jan 2010 12:00am Most sports rely on quick movement across a surface, be it a basketball court, a football field, a track or even many of our BOOTCAMP 619 workout exercises. Flexibility in the legs and hips in important to success in almost any sport or athletic exercise. When muscles are chronically shortened, it is harder for them to contract and react. Th ... Read on »
Thigh Muscle Injuries by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sat 13 Feb 2010 1:18am Thigh muscle injury is a common pain area for sports personnel. The thigh region consists of three sets of strong muscles: the hamstring muscles in the backthe quadriceps muscles in the front and the adductor muscles on the inner part of thigh. The quadriceps and hamstring muscles work together to help straightening and bending of legs. ... Read on »
Abs vs. Thighs: Which Muscles Are Really Working To Strengthening Your Core? by Aliesa George Patient Expert Posted Tue 06 Mar 2012 12:13pm This article is part 1 of a 6-part series with tips to improve Pilates technique, increase effective Abdominal Strength, reduce overuse of gripping hip flexors, and improve functional mobility of the spine, pelvis, and legs. When you do a sit-up,  Pilates Roll Up, Neck Pull, or Teaser, or even during the Ab Series of 5 in Pilates Matwork, ... Read on »
How to Stretch Your Inner Thighs (a.k.a. Adductor Muscles) by Sukie B. Posted Wed 29 Aug 2012 10:10pm Most people are well versed on the fact that they need to stretch their hamstrings, and some people regularly stretch their quads and hip flexors (the muscles along the front of the leg and hip), but few people – save for elite athletes and dancers, really – dig into their adductors. The adductor muscles are the big ones along t ... Read on »
How to Stretch Your Inner Thighs (a.k.a. Adductor Muscles) by Sukie B. Posted Sun 30 Sep 2012 10:08pm Most people are well versed on the fact that they need to stretch their hamstrings, and some people regularly stretch their quads and hip flexors (the muscles along the front of the leg and hip), but few people – save for elite athletes and dancers, really – dig into their adductors. The adductor muscles are the big ones along t ... Read on »
Chia, flax and flexing your inner thigh muscles. by Tara Posted Sat 25 Sep 2010 12:00am It's currently dark and gloomy outside my humble abode, and I can only assume that it means fall is officially here to stay. Fingers crossed for an "Indian" summer, but for today at least, it seems we're stuck with cold winds that threaten rain. I may have mentioned this before,  but I have an incredible love/hate relationship with this parti ... Read on »
Thigh Muscle Pain by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sun 19 Sep 2010 4:11pm Muscle Strain and Pain Thigh Muscle Pain originates from Muscle strains. This is also called as a pull or tear. It is frequent among those who participate in sports. The hamstring and quadriceps muscles cross both the hip and knee joints and are more susceptible to muscle strains. When a muscle is over stretched, the muscle fibe ... Read on »
Women with Strong Thigh Muscles Protected from Knee Osteoarthritis by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 05 Sep 2009 10:21pm Researchers at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics found that women with the strongest quadriceps muscles appeared to be protected against the development of knee osteoarthritis (OA). The team, led by Neil Segal, M.D., M.S., followed over 3,000 women and men over a 2 ½ year period in the Multicenter Knee Osteoarthritis Study (MOST). T ... Read on »
New Urinary Incontinence Treatment That Involves Taking Muscle From the Thigh by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 30 Apr 2009 1:05pm Muscle cells taken from patients’ own thighs could help reduce stress urinary incontinence according to a new study. Most patients get help from exercises, behavioral training, and drug treatment; but many still leak often. A new therapy takes muscle cells from the upper thigh and injects them into the sphincter muscle that controls urine f ... Read on »
Neglect Your Leg Training And Every Muscle Group Will Suffer by Sean N. Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:36pm By Sean Nalewanyj Natural Bodybuilding Expert & Best-Selling Fitness Author www.MuscleGainTruth.com Let’s face it; the honest truth is that a good portion of lifters in the gym just don’t seem to care too much about training their lower body. I mean, a thick pair of quadriceps aren’t exactly what most people would consider a “showy” mus ... Read on »