Compound Exercise


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Compound Exercise: Also called a basic exercise. Multi-joint movement that involves a large number of muscles (and generally the largest muscle groups like thighs, back or chest) and enable you to lift the heaviest weights. Compound Exercises are typically performed with free weights or Bodyweight (with or without added resistance). Examples are squats, bench presses, deadlifts, and pull-ups.

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Last updated 11 Feb 2017 21:42

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