5 YOGA POSES POWERLIFTERS SHOULD TRY FOR A BETTER BIG 3 Yes, yes, I know. You’re not a “powerlifter”. Or are you? The “Big 3” are the back squat, bench press, and deadlift. You may or may not bench press often but you back squat and deadlift. Perhaps you’re two-thirds of a powerlifter. In any event, these yoga poses may be helpful.