What is: Agonist


Also the prime mover. This is the muscle performing the majority of the work in an exercise. For example, if you are doing a bicep curl the agonist in that exercise would be the biceps. It’s important to know what the agonist should be for every exercise that you do. That will help you make sure you are doing the exercise correctly because that is where you will feel the effects.

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