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Muscle and Exercise of the Month

by Frankie Wythe on 01 May 2018 11:41

Muscle of the Month: Biceps Brachii

Origin:

Short head– coracoid process of the scapula

Long head– supraglenoid tubercle

Insertion:

Radial tuberosity and bicipital aponeurosis

Artery:

Brachial artery

Nerve:

Musculocutaneous nerve

Action:

Elbow flexion, shoulder flexion and  abduction, supination of the forearm

 

Exercise of the Month: Bicep Curls

 

1. Sitting on a gym ball, with both feet firmly on the floor

2. Hold a weight in one hand

3. Slowly bend the elbow towards your shoulder

4. Slowly release until your elbow is straight

5. Repeat 3x 12 repetitions

 

Progression: Complete as above but to add more of a      challenge, raise the opposite leg out straight. (Only do this if/when safe to do so)

 



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Frankie Wythe

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