Vastus Lateralis

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Vastus Lateralis Oblique

Pictured above is one of the quadriceps, the vastus lateralis oblique -- otherwise known as the vastus lateralis, or VLO. The leg on the right has the VLO labeled. The leg on the left has all the muscles that cross your thigh in the region of the VLO. The IT Band is pictured, it runs along the outside of the VLO, but for SMR purposes the muscles attached to it or underneath it are our focus. All of the muscles in the left leg are see-through so that you can appreciate the location and size of each muscle relative to the others.

Click here for a list of all the muscles.

Click here to view the quads all together.

Additional Quads you might be interested in:

  1. The Rectus Femoris
  2. The Vastus Medialis Oblique
  3. The Vastus Intermedius

Good luck working out those tight knots.

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