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Gymnastics muscles

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abdominals
-location: cover the stomache
-funtion: bed forward at the waist
-strengtheing exercises: crunch, curl-ups
biseps
-location: front, tophalf of the arm
-function: bend the elbow
-strengthening exercises: bisep curls, chin-ups
deltoids
-location: sholder
-function: bend the elbow
-strengthening exercises: sholder press, lateral raise
gastronemius
-location: back of lower leg
-function: jump, climp stiars, or walk up hills
-strngthening exercises: calf riase
gluteals
-location: buttocks
-function; jump, climb stairs, or walk up hills
-strengthening exercises: suat, lunge
hamstrings
-location: back of upper leg
-function: bend knee
-strengtheing exercises: squat, lunge
latissimus dorsi
-locatoin: on the back by the srmpit
-function: allows a person to pull
-strengthening exercises; seated row
pectorals
-locaion: chest
-function: help a person to push
-strengthening exercises: push-ups, chest press
quadriceps
-location: front part of upper leg
-function: straighten the knee
-strengtheing exercises: squat, lunge
trapezius
-location: upper and mid back
-function; pulls arms in and raises the sholders
-strengtheing exersises: sholder shrug, seated row
triceps
-location: back of the upper arm
-function: straighten the elbow
-strengtheing exercises: push-ups, triceps extensions