Quadriceps Muscles

Description

The quadriceps muscle group (commonly called the quads) consist of four muscles located on the anterior (front) of your thigh. The muscles are:

Actions

These four muscles act together to extend the knee, while the rectus femoris also helps flex the hip joint.

Stretches

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Prevent sporting injuries by performing a warm-up before each fitness session, which should include some stretching.

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