T Nation

Which 5 Exercises?

Hey everybody.

If for some reason you were forced to pick only 5 resistance movements to do the rest of your life, what would they be?

I would pick.

Squats
Lunges
Deadlift
Bench Press
Pull Ups

My 5:

Deadlifts
Squats
Bench Press
Bent Over Rows
Pullups

my 5 would be

Deadlift
Front Squat
Power Snatch
Pull-ups
Push Press

My picks:
clean & press (or push press)
deadlift
front squat
pull ups
power clean

Static Lunge
SG Deadlift Off Podium
Sternum Chin
Squat Clean And Press
Close Grip (14") Press

Triceps Kickbacks
Cable Hip Adducion
Cable Hip Extension
Cable Hip Abduction
4 Point Tummy Vaccum

Deadlift
Front Squat
Bench Press
Pull up
Curl

Clean and press
Power clean
Front squats
Power snatch
Overhead squats

Just do these for a few years and you’ll agree.

Deadlift
Squat
Bench Press
Bentover Rows
Pull ups.

Deadlifts
Front Squats
Single-Arm Dumbbell Row
Incline Bench Press
Military Press

Single-Arm Dumbbell Rows are a badass exercise. Simple yet effective.

-Kev

Deadlift
Snatch
Clean & Press
Front Squat
Pull Ups

Hmmm, deadlifts and squats reall dominate. What a surprise.

[quote]Andrew Dixon wrote:
Triceps Kickbacks
Cable Hip Adducion
Cable Hip Extension
Cable Hip Abduction
4 Point Tummy Vaccum[/quote]

Okay, that’s hilarious.

Interesting how much agreement we’ve got here: I’m with the majority on squats, deads, lunges, and pull ups; might choose incline dumbell presses in lieu of benches, just to be contrary…

Eat
Breathe
Fuck
Poop
Sleep

Front Squat
Clean/Jerk
Snatch
Deadlift
Pullups

Pull Ups
Dips
Military Press
Bench Press
Squats

Bicep DB curls
Alternating Bicep curls
Hammer curls
Sitting hammer curls
Barbell curls

Deadlift
Squat
Incline-Benchpress
wide grip t-bar rows
shoulderpresses
wide grip pullups

Deadlift
Pull-ups
Barbell Rows
Bench Press
Cock Pushups

Front Squat
Deadlift
Bench Press
Pullups
Military Press