Keeping it simple...
How to find where your
rectus abdominis muscles attach.
Upper attachment to the chest:
Lower attachment to the pelvis:
rectus abdominis - sections of muscle tissue.
Each rectus abdominis consists of several panels of muscle separated by strips of tough connective tissue.
These panels are what create the "6 pack look" but the number of sections of muscle depends on the individual - 4, 6, 8, 10 packs can occur.
rectus abdominis and the linea alba.
Between left and right rectus abdominis muscles there is midline strip of tough connective tissue called the linea alba.
Working with the rectus abdominis muscles allows us to feel the positioning of the linea alba - our primary guide for body alignment and is associated with 3 of our midline markers for alignment.
The rectus abdominis muscles should be strong and supportive.
The body's 'core pillar of strength'.
Powerful muscles that allow the body to bend and flex in all directions when functioning at optimal.
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