great muscle

great muscle

n.
Any of the three vastus muscles: intermediate vastus, lateral vastus, and medial vastus.
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As he moved about or raised his arms the great muscles leapt and moved under the satiny skin.
Now she was within ten feet of the two unsuspecting little playfellows--carefully she drew her hind feet well up beneath her body, the great muscles rolling under the beautiful skin.
When they saw that he was white they were filled with awe, for never had they seen a white savage before, and at his great muscles and giant frame they were struck with wonder and admiration.
The great muscles which rolled beneath his glossy black hide evidently assured him that here was easy prey, not worth the trouble of drawing the dagger from his harness.
His great muscles quivered to the excitement of the moment.
The great muscles stood out beneath his shaggy hide.
Hordle John was stripped from his waist upwards, and his huge body, with his great muscles swelling out like the gnarled roots of an oak, towered high above the soldier.
The insurance industry had a hand in ending the first great muscle car era, and we're here to make sure history doesn't repeat itself.
In the named experiments the exercises chosen to recover from climbing did activate great muscle groups (lower limbs) but not the main producers of lactate (upper limbs, specially forearm muscles), which could accelerate the rate of lactate clearance by adjacent type I fibers in the previously working muscles as well as lactate removal by hitherto-inactive muscles or other organs such as the liver (Gladden, 2000; 2004).
Resistance training was performed with the intent to stimulate great muscle groups (special attention for core strength/power, shoulder, upper-back muscles, pectorals, grip strength, and hip/quadriceps) at a growing intensity, from 60% to 80% 1-RM.
Swimming is a great activity for stamina, suppleness and strength while ice-skating is a great calorie burner, increases endurance and provides a great muscle workout especially in the legs, stomach and lower back.