Stretching Towards Better Health
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Illustration showing where muscles are located. Muscle Groups

1. Pectoral (chest)
2. Biceps (front upper arm)
3. Abdominal (stomach)
4. Quadriceps (front thigh)
5. Gastrocnemius (calf)
6. Hamstrings (back thigh)
7. Buttocks (seat)
8. Triceps (back upper arm)
9. Groin (inner upper leg)

Donna Terbizan, PhD, Professor
Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences
Julie Garden-Robinson, PhD, LRD, Food and Nutrition Specialist, NDSU Extension Service