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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