5 Most Overrated Gym Exercises

Trainers have identified the top 5 overrated exercises that people do at the gym.

The first exercise on the list is the seated leg extension, which can put unnecessary strain on the knees.

The second exercise is the behind-the-neck lat pulldown, which can cause shoulder injuries.

The third exercise is the upright row, which can also lead to shoulder injuries.


The fourth exercise is the traditional sit-up, which can strain the neck and back.

The fifth and final exercise on the list is the leg press machine, which can put excessive pressure on the lower back.

By avoiding these overrated exercises, gym-goers can reduce their risk of injury and focus on more effective workouts.