MUSCLES #18, WRISTS AND FOREARMS are often neglected in workouts but they provide strength to do many different exercises that build the triceps, biceps, chest and back.

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WRISTS AND FOREARMS are often neglected in workouts but they provide strength to do many different exercises that build the triceps, biceps, chest and back. These muscles are used for push-ups, pull-ups, gripping weights, swinging a golf club, and even throwing a ball.The muscles of the forearm originate at the elbow and connect to the wrists and hands. The exercises for the forearm also include exercises for the wrists and hands. The forearm has two major muscle groups- the extensors and the flexors. The extensors are stronger in most people because the hand and fingers are held higher than the wrists for most exercises and daily activities like typing and driving. It is important to balance the two muscle groups by curling weights in both the flexing and extending motions. Without weights, you can exercise these muscles by placing your hands against a wall with the fingers spread and turning the wrists with the hands upright or upside down. During your workout it is important to be able to grip and hold weights properly throughout each movement, so don't neglect the wrists and forearms. Remember to have a Protein-Rich Shake to provide your muscle cells with the fuel to build protein within 30 minutes to one hour after your exercise session. If you want larger forearms, do only 6-8 repetitions at higher weights. If you want to tone and strengthen your forearms, use a lighter weight and do 15-20 repetitions. Strong forearms and wrists are key to maintaining balanced arm movements and can prevent strains at the elbow including "tennis elbow". So don't forget to exercise your wrists and forearms!! #drdavidheber #forearms #wrists #muscle #protein to learn more go to www.drdavidheber.com and www.herbalifenutritioninstitute.com

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