Anatomy for Average Joes #2: Other Reference Terms

This article will expand on the arsenal of reference terms you learned in the first ‘Anatomy for Average Joes’ article, a series I’m doing to help the every-man get his teeth sunk into understanding anatomy and by extension, fitness as a whole. If you haven’t read the first post, it’s very important that you read it before reading this one. Check it out here, and check this out for the main page for this series Distal/Proximal: Distal and Proximal are terms used in anatomy to describe how far or close something is from the trunk (torso). A good way to...

Anatomy for Average Joes #1: Anatomical Position and Reference Terms

This article will explain the first anatomical concepts you should know to understand ‘Anatomy for Average Joes’, a series I’m doing to help the every-man get his teeth sunk into understanding anatomy, and by extension, fitness as a whole. Check out the main page for the series here for more articles of this nature. Anatomical Position: The Anatomical Position is standing upright, your face pointing forward, your toes facing forward, with your arms at your side and your palms facing forward, like so; This is the basic position we will be using when discussing anatomy from here on out, and...