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Muscles of the Human Body

How To Wear High Heels Without Pain - And Our Top 5 Brands

High heels can not only be painful, but also cause health problems. Here's a guide to help you choose heels that won't hurt....

Muscles That Are Prime Movers

The human body is made up of hundreds of muscles that must work together to allow for body movements. Although many of the body's ...

How Does Blood Get to the Muscles in the Human Body?

Blood carries nutrients and oxygen to the tissues of the body, including the muscles. A complex network of blood vessels, called a...

How Do the Quadriceps Work & Benefit the Human Body?

Four muscles on the front of the thigh make up the quadriceps. The vastus medialis, lateralis and intermedius attach to the thighb...

The Purpose/Role of Muscles in the Body

Muscles are specialized tissues within the body that serve their purpose primarily by contracting. This is accomplished when muscl...

Parts of the Muscular System and Their Definitions

Although you doubtless appreciate the role your muscular system plays in your daily activities, you may be unaware of the differen...

What Role Do Lipids Play in the Human Body?

Lipids are fats. In the body they take the form of phospholipids, cholesterol and fatty acids. Although fats play a role in obesit...

Why Are Vegetables Important to the Human Body?

"Eat your vegetables!" It's a directive you've likely heard your whole life, since Mom served a side of broccoli with yo...

Relationship Between Salt & Dehydration in the Human Body

When your body loses more fluid, such as that lost through sweating, than you consume, dehydration results. Many people experience...

What Causes Muscle Tightness Post-Workout?

While there are various types of muscles in the human body, when someone mentions muscle tightness, they’re usually talking ...
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