Muscle Group of the Week: Anterior Abdominal Wall

Muscle Group of the Week: Anterior Abdominal Wall

Muscle Group of the Week: Anterior Abdominal Wall In our last article, we talked about the lateral structures of the anterolateral abdominal wall – which includes the external abdominal oblique, internal abdominal oblique, and the transverse abdominis.  This time,...
Assisted Stretching: New 30-Minute Service!

Assisted Stretching: New 30-Minute Service!

Assisted Stretching: New 30-Minute Service! Moyer Total Wellness is now offering assisted stretching!  Our new 30-minute service is designed to: Improve muscular flexibility Increase joint range of motion Enhance physical performance Reduce risk of injury Improve...
Muscle Group of the Week: Lateral Abdominal Wall

Muscle Group of the Week: Lateral Abdominal Wall

Muscle Group of the Week: Lateral Abdominal Wall Abs. When we hear the word abs, we tend to think of that bumpy six-pack area situated vertically between the chest and the pubic bone.  The structure you’re likely thinking of is the anterior abdominal muscle known as...
Muscle Group of the Week: Latissimus Dorsi

Muscle Group of the Week: Latissimus Dorsi

Muscle Group of the Week: Latissimus Dorsi The latissimus dorsi, also known as the lats or the latissimus, is an expansive muscle covering almost every back muscle in the body.  This wide spreading structure covers most of the superficial layer of the extrinsic back...
Muscle Group of the Week: Triceps

Muscle Group of the Week: Triceps

Muscle Group of the Week: Triceps Found on the dorsal side of the upper arm, the three-headed triceps muscle is the antagonist of the biceps brachii on the front of the upper arm; meaning, the actions of the two muscle groups oppose one another.  While the biceps are...