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Compound Lifting

By Brandon Hunter, YWCA personal trainer
December 13, 2017
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Compound lifts are exercises that target large muscle groups and work many different areas of the body at the same time. YWCA trainer Brandon Hunter demonstrates a Kettlebell Goblet Squat (using a kettlebell or just your bodyweight), one form of a compound lift.

Benefits of compound lifts include:

  • Increased bone density
  • Lubrication of joints
  • Increased strength

Trainer Tip in Action

Watch the multiple exercises YWCA trainer Brandon Hunter uses to incorporate compound lifting.

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