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Synergist

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noun, plural: synergists

(1) (physiology) Any structure or agent that produce synergy, i.e. enhance an effect

(2) (chemistry) Any chemical substance that can increase the effect by mutually working together with another, and by which any of them cannot produce the same extent of effect even if their independent effects are summed up


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... you exercise. Most activities use more than one muscle, and even "identical" exercises might be using a different mix of prime mover and synergist. Some try to focus on particular muscles, but that's hard to do reliably. Your left pectoral may be working hard at lifts that, on your right ...

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by teju85
Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:24 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: un even development of muscle
Replies: 4
Views: 2550

un even development of muscle

... you exercise. Most activities use more than one muscle, and even "identical" exercises might be using a different mix of prime mover and synergist. Some try to focus on particular muscles, but that's hard to do reliably. Your left pectoral may be working hard at lifts that, on your right ...

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by Darby
Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:16 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: un even development of muscle
Replies: 4
Views: 2550


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