There are 640 muscles in the human body. Can you name the longest, strongest, and biggest muscles?
What is the Longest Muscle?
The answer is the sartorius muscle. The sartorius is a superficial muscle that runs the entire length of the thigh and plays a role in flexing the knee and hip.
The satoris muscle is involved in a wide range of lower-body actions so finding ways to strengthen it is relatively simple. You could for a walk or a jog or do squats or a lunges. Other workouts to try would be lateral step ups, lateral band walks or plie squats.
What is the Biggest Muscle?
The gluteus maximus. The gluteus maximus is responsible for stabilizing the hip joint and plays a big role in our ability to move our thighs. With a name like gluetus MAXimus it shouldn't be hard to remember it's the biggest muscle in the body.
In addition to the gluteus maximus the your glutes include two other muscles as well, the gluteus medius and the gluteus minimus.
What is the strongest muscle in the body?
This one is a little more controversial because there are a few different ways to measure strength. The most commonly accepted answer is the masseter muscle. This tiny but strong muscle allows us to forcefully close our jaws.
The masseter muscle is one of the strongest and also many times one of the tightest muscles. If your jaw is tense massaging your masseter muscles may help reduce discomfort.
Now that you know the longest, strongest and biggest muscles in the body you are ready to take on Jeopardy. Muscles for 500 Alex.
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