Do squats make your traps bigger?
“Although barbell squats are an obvious lower-body dominant movement, most trainees are unaware heavy barbell squats are a highly effective trap builder,” Seedman adds.
Do squats build muscle all over?
Builds Muscle in Your Entire Body
Squats obviously help to build your leg muscles (including your quadriceps, hamstrings, and calves), but they also create an anabolic environment, which promotes body-wide muscle building.
Can you build big legs with front squats?
Most people cannot front squat as much weight as they can back squat. … This makes front squats as beneficial as back squats for building muscle, despite using lighter weights. The increased difficulty makes up for the reduction in load and ensures your quads will still grow even with less weight on the bar.