Compound Movements

Also known as compound exercises, these refer to movements which target multiple muscle groups simultaneously. Examples of compound movements include bench presses (chest, triceps, anterior deltoids, lats, glutes, rhomboids, and forearms), deadlifts (glutes, hamstrings, core muscles, quads, traps, rhomboids, and lats) , squats (quads, hamstrings, glutes, abdominals, and calves), and farmer’s walks (quads, hamstrings glutes, calves, core muscles, and forearms).