muscles

the muscular system

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Deltoid

 

Raises your arm sideways at the shoulder

Biceps

Bends your arm at the elbow

Abdominals

Pull in your abdomen. Flex your trunk so you can bend forward

Quadriceps

Straighten your leg at the knee and keep it straight when you stand

Pectorals

Raises your arm at the shoulder. Draws it across your chest

Latissimus dorsi

Pulls your arm down at the shoulder. Draws it behind your back

Trapezius

Holds and rotates your shoulders. Moves your head back and sideways

Triceps

Straightens your arm at the elbow

Gluteals

Pull your leg back at the hip. Raise it sideways at the hip. Gluteus maximus is the biggest

Hamstrings

Bend your leg at the knee

gastrocnemius

Straightens the ankle joint so you can stand on tiptoes

 

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