According to Inner Body, there are approximately 700 muscles in both the male and female body. The 700 named muscles make up approximately half of a person's total body weight. All of the muscles belong to one of the thr... More »

According to the Library of Congress, the human body has at least 650 skeletal muscles and as many as 840 depending on what counts as a muscle. Some sources count complex muscles as a single muscle, while others count co... More »

There is not a single muscle in the human body that is the strongest. The gluteus maximus is the largest muscle and is powerful enough to keep the body erect. The heart is the hardest working muscle, pumping at least 2,5... More »

The hip abductor muscles are a group of four muscles that stabilize the gait and control the ability of the leg to rotate away from the body. These four muscles include the gluteus minimus, the tensor fascia lata, the gl... More » Science Human Anatomy Muscles

Interesting facts about muscles include details about the number of muscles it takes to frown and walk, the strongest muscle in the body, the role of the muscles in shivering and the smallest and longest muscles in the b... More » Science Human Anatomy Muscles

Antagonist muscles work against agonist muscles to provide a pulling and pushing motion to areas of the body where muscles are attached to bones that form a joint. Examples of antagonistic muscles include biceps and tric... More »

An anatomy chart of the groin area should include the muscles and tendons that attach to the crease where the inner thigh meets the body around the external genitals, explains the MendMeShop. Groin muscles include the hi... More » Science Human Anatomy Muscles