Training the antagonists to achieve a perfect balance

We have spoken many times about the importance of working all body parts equally, and more when it comes to opposing areas that need to be strengthened at par, as the imbalance between these can be high if you do not consider. This is why we want to stop in the parts that we work and their antagonists. Especially to have a reference when it comes to training correctly.

The main problem is that many people to see that part develops more, or is more aesthetic, tend to focus on training her in detriment of the rest. Also many others may have a lack of knowledge or poor training in muscle knowledge. Therefore it is important that we review the main muscles that we train and that must be accompanied by the work of their antagonists.

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Abdominal VS

First we are going to focus on a classic that we usually overlook. It is lumbar. The lumbar part is usually the great forgotten, because very few people work it in the usual way. What we usually take into account is its antagonistic, abdominal wall. It is true that aesthetics usually work more often, but it is true that imbalances in this area can bring with them imbalances that will result in injuries in the lower back, in addition to an incorrect posture. It is therefore advisable to work both parts of the body at par.

The dorsal VS pectoralis

Other antagonistic muscle groups are the pectoral and dorsal part. Many people stop working the back because it is too broad and does not seem aesthetic. Strengthening the area does not go through an exaggerated hypertrophy, because if we work the chest it is necessary to have a strong sword, as it is the key to avoid back pains and discomfort that can appear with the passage of time and imbalances caused by a bad job.

Biceps VS triceps

The same applies to the biceps and triceps. These are two totally antagonistic muscle groups, so it is ideal to work both with the same intensity to achieve the best results and avoid imbalances between one part and another of the arm. But the same thing happens with the part of the forearms, and is that indirectly it is an antagonistic part with the upper part of the arms. Therefore, we must not forget to train them to avoid imbalances and achieve greater muscle strength in the arms.

Upper part of the lower VS legs

Something very similar happens with the legs, and often give more importance to the top of Mimas, which includes in turn a powerful antagonists area such as the quadriceps, hamstrings and glutes at the top. The work of all these parts has to be compensated. The good thing is that most exercises incorporate them all. But the twins are usually like the forearms, a forgotten part that you have to work to avoid imbalances and get strong legs in full.

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