Basics of Leg Muscles

The leg muscles are some of the largest and strongest in the body, and they work with the bones in the legs to move the body forward by walking, running, and jumping, and they also keep the body upright and supported. Muscles in the legs support the movement of the hips, knees, ankles, and even […]

Important Facts About Biceps and Triceps

Biceps and triceps are the two muscle groups in the upper arm of the human body. Read our article about biceps and triceps to learn everything you need to know about them.

Understanding What the Great Saphenous Vein Is

The great saphenous vein is also known as long saphenous vein. However, the latter name is not used anymore. The term ‘saphenous’ has its origins in the Greek word ‘safaina’, which means ‘visible’ or ‘manifest’. However, there is another word that is attributed as the origin of the term which is the Arabic word ‘el […]

Functions and Anatomy of Inferior Vena Cava

The human body has two types of blood vessels – arteries and veins. The arteries carry oxygenated blood or blood rich in oxygen from the heart to the various parts of the body. The veins carry deoxygenated blood or blood rich in carbon dioxide from various parts of the body back to the heart. There […]

Training Exercises Good For Your Back Muscles

Many people, especially men, are very interested about training their back muscles. Any exercise you do specifically for shaping your back is definitely very visible and noticeable, and one of the most important things to making your whole body look more muscular. Going to the gym and training your back wings is becoming increasingly popular […]

Stomach Hernia – Various Kinds and Categories

There are a wide variety of hernias. It is a basic term to describe a wide range of cases, but all involve one organ that is pushing into another part of the body that it is not intended to push into. Many involve organs which are located in the stomach and they can manifest themselves […]

Important Muscles in the Human Body

There are roughly 650 muscles in the human body, depending on whom you ask. Obviously, it would be impossible to focus on all of them, but for exercise there are a few key ones that are worth zeroing in on for health and overall general fitness. This is not an exhaustive list, but here are […]

Anatomy of the Human Heart

The human heart is located in the chest cavity in the middle of the lungs and behind the sternum (slightly to the left of the sternum or “breastbone”). It is roughly the size of a fist and one of the hardest working organs in the human body. The heart is responsible for pumping blood to […]

Five Shockingly Effective Deltoid Muscle Workouts

The deltoid or “delt” is a muscle consisting of three parts that forms the shoulder. There are many advantages to training it. Adding deltoid mass broadens the shoulders and more definition contributes to an overall more fit look. Additionally, by strengthening the deltoids, more stability is provided for exercises that may not directly involve the […]

What Are Gall Stones and How to Get Rid of Them

Gall stones are small stones that form in the gall bladder. They are usually made of cholesterol and do not normally cause a problem unless they get stuck in a duct, or opening, within the gall bladder. Some gall stones are made of calcium deposits. Sometimes there are a few smaller stones and sometimes it […]