Flexion and Extension

Flexion and Extension When describing an anatomical movement, flexion is the closing of the angle between two segments of the body. For example, when you bring your hand from your side up to the shoulder, you are performing an elbow flexion movement. There are plenty of muscles that are considered flexors in the body. Here…


Muscle Confusion

Muscle confusion is currently a big buzzword in the fitness field. Program “X” is based on the principle of muscle confusion to ensure maximum growth. Trainer “Y” says, “You gotta confuse your muscles to get them to grow!” But what exactly is muscle confusion? To start, muscles do three things: they contract and shorten (a…