This compound exercise involves muscle groups such as the triceps, shoulders, and traps. It involves the use of multiple joints in moving weights making it an efficient exercise in building strength and muscles.
For this guide, we will focus only on barbell exercises, that will target the upper body musculature, namely- The chest, back, shoulders, biceps and triceps.
Now those of you that train using an upper/lower body split, know for a fact that
As we already know, serious muscle growth requires well-dosed, heavy weights, circling around 65-85% of your one repetition maximum, with the repetitions being anywhere from 6 to 15, depending on the muscle group that you are training.