Reasons For Working Each Body Part
It’s very important when you start an exercise program you are aware on the reasons for working each body part. This will ensure you make the most of your workouts. It also makes you aware of the benefits of working each body part in regards to its functionality. Read on and discover all the benifits.
Back: Having a strong back does most of the work when you are pulling. The largest muscle in your back is the latissimus dorsi which helps to keep your shoulders healthy. When your back is strengthened you ovoid slouching which can put stress on your spine. In order to get a V-Taper you need to work both the back and shoulders. The waist will need to be half the size of your chest. People do have natural V taper so the first thing an overweight person needs to do is loose fat before working on these exercises.
Chest: The chest plays a big part in any pushing movement with help from shoulders and triceps. Flat bench put emphasizes on the centre of the chest. When you adjust the bench incline you shift the focus on the fibres on the upper chest. Decline works only works small portion of the chest which is the lower part. The chest is the largest muscle in the upper body so it ideal to have more sets then smaller muscle groups.
Shoulders: Shoulders are used in both pushing and pulling movement. Any upper body movement requires shoulder muscles. If your shoulders are weak you can place heavy stress on them when you are doing any chest or back exercise.
Arms: Its part of the body that we use most often so we can take it for granted. Your arms are the link between the upper body and the rest if our arms are not strong our upper body cannot work to the full capacity. The lat pull downs strengthens the back but if the arms are weak it will prevent you from doing the exercise effectively. Strong arms can prevent you from getting injury when lifting dumbbells. Strong wrists can prevent inflammation through repetitive movement caused by typing, scanning items etc. One to three sets will tone your arms. You need to do five to eight sets to build size according to Weight training for dummies. We all know this is not correct because what determines your goal is the rep max percentage, rep range, adaption’s used and split routines or full body work out’s.
Abdominals: The abs consists of three muscles rectus, internal oblique and external oblique. The rectus is the largest muscle out of the three. It runs from the top of the midsection to the bottom. The midsection supports the spine in all movements. Your back as well as the mid section helps you to sit up straight. Strengthening the lower back and abs can prevent most back injuries.
Legs: Building up the legs gives it more stamina standing up for longer period. Strong legs are key part any endurance or aerobic exercise. It helps you to go faster or further. The leg muscles consist of gluts, quads, hamstrings and calves.
Wellbeing & Fitness Writer.