The health and performance benefits of the squat, deadlift and bench press

  title={The health and performance benefits of the squat, deadlift and bench press},
  author={Luke Del Vecchio},
The squat is a well‒known exercise to strengthen the muscles of the lower limb. Conditioning specialists universally agree the squat is among the top three prescribed exercises for sports training, rehabilitation and prehabilitation.1 Previously, there has been much debate about the safety of deep (full range) squats. Strength and conditioning coaches often define a deep squat by amount knee range of motion (120‒140 degrees), or by observation of thigh position, which during a deep squat is… Expand

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