Human Body Muscle Diagram -
Weightlifting Muscle Chart
This weightlifting muscle chart will give you a good visual of which muscle groups you are working when doing your weightlifting routine or any other muscle building program.
Muscle Anatomy - Muscle Chart
Here are some examples of weightlifting exercises and which muscle groups they target-
Pectoralis Major (Pecs): Bench Press, Dumbbell Bench Press, Dips
Deltoids (Shoulders): Shoulder Press (Military Press), Upright Row, Seated Dumbbell Press
Trapezius (traps): Shoulder Shrugs, Leg Squat (it helps grow this muscle)
Biceps: Barbell Bicep Curls, Preacher Curls, Incline Dumbbell Curls
Triceps: Close Grip Bench Press, Tricep Pushdown, Laying Tricep Extension
Latissimus Dorsi (lats - your back): Lat Pulldown, Barbell Row, Dumbbell Rows
Thigh / Upper Leg Muscles: Full Squat, Leg Press
Gastrocnemius: Standing Calf Raises, Seated Calf Raises
Be sure to design a weightlifting routine that develops your entire upper body and your lower body muscle groups. By working each muscle group, even your calves, you will develop an impressive physique.
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