What are posterior chain muscles?

What are posterior chain muscles?

The posterior chain is a group of muscles on the posterior of the body. Examples of these muscles include the hamstrings, the gluteus maximus, erector spinae muscle group, trapezius, and posterior deltoids.

What do posterior muscles do?

The muscles in the posterior chain play a huge role in everyday activities, such as picking something up off the ground, sitting down and standing back up, or jumping.

How do you strengthen a posterior chain?

Check out the best exercises below and watch the video above to see a visual demo of each exercise.

  1. Squat. Back, front, goblet, rear-foot elevated or any other variation of the Squat trains the posterior chain.
  2. Deadlift.
  3. Clean.
  4. Glute-Ham Raise.
  5. Back Extension.
  6. Good Mornings.
  7. Kettlebell Swing.
  8. Barbell Glute Bridge.

What is the biggest muscle in your body?

gluteus maximus

Which muscle is called the kissing muscle?

It is sometimes known as the kissing muscle because it is used to pucker the lips. …

Do you have taste buds on the side of your tongue?

You have about 10,000 taste buds in total. They’re housed inside the tiny bumps that line your tongue, called papillae. You’ll find them on the tip and edges of your tongue. These papillae help you not only to taste, but also to detect temperature and touch through sensory cells they contain.

What is the difference between papillae and taste buds on the tongue?

TASTE BUDS AND CELLS Taste buds are found primarily in the tongue papillae. The tongue contains 4 types of papillae, the most common type, filiform, are thin and wire shaped and do not contain taste buds.

What makes your taste buds go away?

Taste bud changes can occur naturally as we age or may be caused by an underlying medical condition. Viral and bacterial illnesses of the upper respiratory system are a common cause of loss of taste. In addition, many commonly prescribed medications can also lead to a change in the function of the taste buds.

What is the function of foliate papillae?

The foliate papillae are involved in the sensations of taste and have taste buds embedded in their surfaces. The foliate papillae are clustered into two groups positioned on each side of the tongue, just in front of the V of the vallate papillae.

Is foliate papillae absent in man?

Foliate papillae are innervated by anterior and posterior papillae. They are present in rabbits but not in humans.


Andrey is a coach, sports writer and editor. He is mainly involved in weightlifting. He also edits and writes articles for the IronSet blog where he shares his experiences. Andrey knows everything from warm-up to hard workout.