I’m a massive advocate of compound exercises.
They are the only type of resistance training you need to perform in order to increase muscle mass and lower your body fat.
Compound moves have been virtually my sole form of weight training exercise for well over 3 years now.
Apart from a spot of Pilate’s now and again and a couple of short 30 minute runs a week, it’s also the only form of regular exercise I do.
My muscle mass has increased, I am stronger than I’ve ever been, my cardiovascular fitness is good, and my body fat percentage is around 14%.
Yet I have not performed one bicep curl, tricep extension or ran long distances. Continue Reading