10 Workouts To Build Your Muscular Strength (Yahoo)

Posted: Feb 08, 2023 in In the News

This article originally appeared in Yahoo!Life on February 8, 2023.


10 Workouts To Build Your Muscular Strength

By Lisa Mulcahy

Get your workout on! These easy exercises help strengthen and tone your muscles.

How many times have you paused to thank your muscles for everything they do for you? Probably never, but they deserve it. Your muscles are the workhorses of your body, giving you the power to accomplish virtually anything physical you want to. Focusing on increasing your muscular strength, then, is key, and you can do this by working out the right way.

"It's important to include muscular strength exercises in your workouts that target each major muscle group—chest, back, shoulders, biceps, triceps, abdomen, quadriceps and hamstrings," says Chris Gagliardi, ?scientific education content manager, for the American Council on Exercise and an ACE-certified personal trainer, health coach, group fitness instructor and medical exercise specialist. "This will reduce the risk of developing muscle imbalances and overuse injuries, use all three planes of motion—sagittal, frontal and transverse, plus the five primary movement patterns—bend-and-lift, single-leg, pushing, pulling and rotation."


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