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The idea that a posterior pelvic tilt in a hip thrust will increase glute activation is a myth promoted by YouTube gurus who try to get attention by adding bells and whistles to exercises. This study finds that the pelvic tilt approach, which is called the American Hip Thrust, does not increase the activation of your glutes. The lead author of the above ...


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The chest also pulls the the elbow from overhead position down to your belly, hence why dips, Iron crosses and Pullovers or Front levers and pull ups work your chest. Muscles have no precise function, they are just elastic ropes of cells that can pull in varied directions based on how you position yourself. so yes, the chest can get sore from exercises that ...


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Yes every exercise involves muscle isometrics or extremely limited range of motion. Bicep curls uses your back and shoulder for instance, and of course your forearm muscles and hand muscles. Isometrics are good for recovery and conditioning. With heavy weights or going to an extreme level of strength failure with low weight, of course strength and muscle ...


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