Facial Muscles

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Amazing Facts

  • It takes 17 muscles in your face to smile, but it takes a whopping 43 muscles to frown.
  • You have all the muscle fibers you will ever have at birth. Once damaged they can't be replaced.
  • Arnold Shwarzenaeger has just about as many muscle fibers as you do. They're just thicker.
  • There are more than 600 voluntary muscles in the body.
  • The strongest muscle of the body is the masseter muscle used for chewing.
  • If all your muscles could pull in one direction you could create a force of 25 tons.
  • Muscles account of 40% of your body weight.