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The Muscles Involved in the Key Barbell Lifts

//The Muscles Involved in the Key Barbell Lifts

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Sometimes it is nice to have a quick resource that outlines the major muscles working in the key, compound lifts.  Look no further, here is such a resource!  5 Key Lifts are outlined with a ranking of the all the various muscles on a scale of 1 to 5; 5 is hugely involved (the agonist), 1 is very minimally involved.  In general improving anything that is ranked a 3 or more likely to help your performance on the lift.

 

The Squat:

http://allaboutpowerlifting.com/muscles-involved-in-the-squat/

 

The Bench Press:

http://allaboutpowerlifting.com/muscles-involved-in-the-bench/

 

The Conventional Deadlift:

http://allaboutpowerlifting.com/muscles-involved-in-the-conventional-deadlift/

 

The Sumo Deadlift:

http://allaboutpowerlifting.com/muscles-involved-in-the-sumo-deadlift/

 

The Overhead Press:

http://allaboutpowerlifting.com/muscles-involved-in-the-overhead-press/

 

 

2017-12-07T10:44:23+00:00 February 15th, 2016|