Posterior chain

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The posterior chain is a group of muscles consisting predominantly of tendons and ligaments on the posterior of the body. Examples of these muscles include the biceps femoris, gluteus maximus, erector spinae muscle group, trapezius, posterior deltoids, and so on.

Exercises[edit]

The primary exercises for developing the posterior chain are the Olympic lifts, squat, good-mornings,[Bent over rows] deadlifts,Pull Ups and hyperextension; the common denominator among these movements is an emphasis on hip extension