What Are The Top 5 Movements?

Article written by Marshall White for LiftBigEatBig.com Will Dinwiddie suggested this article topic the other day and I was giving it a thought and decided to give it a test run in conversation. To be honest with you folks I couldn’t believe how much conversation this ignited! Basically it was suggested that I write an article on, if I had to choose ONLY 5 exercises or movements for any athlete to do what would they be and why? The parameters of this are that the 5 exercises chosen must be specific, you can’t just say “squat and all it’s variations”, these have to be applicable to every athlete in every single sport, and finally you can’t say bench press. Ok I was joking about that last one, but the other 2 still apply. I talked with some of the LBEB athletes and my f