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the state or quality of being physically strong

effective means of influencing, compelling, or punishing

to force one's way into a place or situation

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Jim Hazard didn't get his muscles that way," Billy challenged.
They were rapidly disappearing when it occurred to me to follow them, and so, hurling caution to the winds, I sprang across the meadow in their wake with leaps and bounds even more prodigious than their own, for the muscles of an athletic Earth man produce remarkable results when pitted against the lesser gravity and air pressure of Mars.
Instead of soft muscles and a weak resistance, she was looking upon a veritable Hercules gone mad.
The top of the pole was opposite the roof of the building, so it was but the work of an instant for the muscles that had for years sent him hurtling through the treetops of his primeval forest to carry him across the little space between the pole and the roof.
He noted their mighty muscles rolling beneath their shaggy hides.
He had seen the strong, white teeth of the ape-man fastened in the neck of his adversary, and the mighty muscles tensed in battle.
The short-term effects of the NMT and MET include decreased pain and increased range of motion of a joint, reduced muscle tension and spasm and increased muscle strength for both eccentric and concentric muscle contractions.
However, less is known how the muscle synergy is affected, if the selected muscle group is strengthened.
The study challenges conventional wisdom by suggesting that age-related muscle decline is caused by the loss of muscle stem cells, not motor neurons.
MUSCLES AND TENDONS MUSCLES There are three main types of muscles: skeletal muscles that are attached to bones and joints, smooth muscles such as those controlling breathing and digestion, and cardiac muscles that control the function of the heart.
The study conducted by biomedical engineers at Duke University tested the bioengineered muscle by literally watching it through a window on the back of living mouse.
One muscle pulls our arm up, but another one is needed to pull our arm back down.
Last year's Muscle Team Gala and Benefit raised nearly $1 million for MDA.
The next step is to release any excess muscle tension in the lower back.
The other implementation reported in March takes a quite different tack, using a change in electrical charge to cause an artificial muscle to expand or contract.