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Synergists muscles in a bench press are triceps and anterior deltoids. When performing a bench press if an athlete wants to make sure that most of the load will be distributed on his/hers pectoralis major (chest muscles) make sure to contract those muscles before the actual push...otherwise synergists will do big part of the work.

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