MRI scans for Arms and Legs (Tables of which exercises work which muscle heads)

  1. Post MRI scans for Arms and Legs (Tables of which exercises work which muscle heads)


    Guide to Arm Chart and Tables

    Raise your left arm beside your body, palm down, and imagine looking into a cross-sectional slice of it. Always view the images from this perspective. If the bodybuilder is facing you while doing the exercise, just put yourself in his/her place and visualize the image being taken of your left upper arm.

    Lateral, long, and medial heads of the triceps brachii and the elbow flexors of the biceps brachii and brachialis muscles.

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    Tables of Arm exercises
    (NOTE: Two X denote heavy muscle use; one X denotes moderate muscle involvement. No X is indicated for muscles that show no use during exercise.):
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    Guide to Thigh Chart and Tables

    Stand, look down at your right leg, and imagine looking into a cross-sectional slice of your right thigh. If the bodybuilder is facing you while doing the exercise, just put yourself in his/her place and visualize the image being taken of your right thigh.

    Abbreviations

    AD B = Adductor brevis
    AD L = Adductor longus
    AD M = Adductor magnus
    BF = Biceps femoris
    GR = Gracilis
    RF = Rectus femoris
    SR = Sartorius
    ST = Semitendinosus
    VM = Vastus medialis
    VL = Vastus lateralis
    VI = Vastus intermedius

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    Table of Thigh exercises
    (NOTE: Two X denote heavy muscle use; one X denotes moderate muscle involvement. No X is indicated for muscles that show no use during exercise.):
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    Guide to Calf Chart and Table

    Stand, look down at your left leg, and imagine looking into a cross-sectional slice of your left calf. If the bodybuilder is facing you while doing the exercise, just put yourself in his/her place and visualize the image being taken of your left calf.

    Abbreviations

    SO = Soleus
    MG = Medial gastrocnemius
    LG = Lateral gastrocnemius
    TA = Tibialis anterior
    TP = Tibialis posterior
    PO = Popliteus
    EDL = Extensor digitorum longus
    PL = Peroneus longus

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    Table of Calf exercises
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  2. Very very nice post. Now that is useful.

  3. Nice find.


    What the heck is a french press?
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  4. Quote Originally Posted by thesinner View Post
    Nice find.


    What the heck is a french press?
    skull crusher, or lying triceps extension.

  5. Quote Originally Posted by PVSkyHigh View Post
    skull crusher, or lying triceps extension.
    gotcha

  6. Good info, its odd but encouraging to find all the exercises with the most x's are the ones i do anyway, surprizing to see that my staples rank the highest.


  7. Sorry for bringing such an old post back form the dead but I just came across this (accidentally) and thought others might think it's cool too.

    Enjoy...
  

  
 

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