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Major muscle groups in our body


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My previous post explained the benefits of muscle mass. In this one, let us discuss the various muscle groups in the body and strategies to help muscle gain. Knowing the major muscle groups and the weight lifting exercises that work each of these basic muscle groups is very important to improving your body. Building a balanced body can prevent injuries, improve…

Why Muscle Mass Is Important


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Many people focus only on cardiovascular exercise at the gym.  While “cardio”, as it is often referred to, is great for your heart, cholesterol, blood pressure and helps burn calories, strength training is also an essential component of a balanced fitness program. It can slow the muscle loss that comes with age, build the strength of your muscles and connective…

Strength training and its benefits


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Muscles: There are three types of muscle tissue: Visceral, cardiac, and skeletal. Visceral muscle is found inside of organs like the stomach, intestines, and blood vessels and they makes organ contract to move substances through the organ. Found only in the heart, cardiac muscle is responsible for pumping blood throughout the body. Skeletal muscle is the only voluntary muscle tissue in…