Compound Exercises | Start your workout with these multi-muscle exercises
Compound exercises are typically exercises being performed at the beginning of all workouts. These exercises focus on more than one muscle group and are typically very functional. Compound exercises should be completed by everyone regardless of your workout level or age.
The ultimate beginners go-to exercises
Machine exercises are great for beginniners as they limit the range of motion and prevention from injury. Machine exercises are excellent for hotels, home gyms or drop setting when you dont want to spend time changing the plates on the barbell.
|Picture||Name of Machine Exercise|
|T-Bar Rows |
Stand on a block with legs bent and bend forward at the waist. Grab teh T-Bar with either a wide or narrow grip and keep your head up. By bending your arms, lift the bar stra...
Hold the chin-up bar with palms facing forward with a wide grip. Hang from the bar (you may have to bend your knees to do so). Pull you body up until the your neck meets the ...
|Reverse Grip Chinups |
Hold the chin-up bar with palms facing you with a shoulder width grip. Hang from the bar (you may have to bend your knees to do so). Pull you body up until the your neck meets ...
|Machine Bench Press(Vertical Press) Start with your back firmly against the pad. While having the weights around your nipples (in height) push the weight out with your lower back firmly against the pad. Complete th...|
|Smith Machine Incline Press Start by making sure you are comfortable underneath a bar with the weight around your upper chest (make sure this is comfortable). Now raise the weight and if you ever need a spot...|
|Hack Squat With your body firmly under the pads and your feet slightly out raise the machine with your calves and then unhook the safeties. Now lower your body until your knees reach a 90 de...|
|One Legged Smith Split Squat Stand underneath a smith machine with the bar lying against your trapezius muscles. With one leg behind your body on a bench or ball lower your body slowly using the front leg. N...|
|Machine Military or Shoulder Press Sit comfortably on a ball making sure your knees are ninety degrees to the floor and you are in the middle of the ball. Start with the weight at your side above your head (as show...|
|Machine Military Press (Shoulder Press) Start by sitting in the machine with your back flat against the back of the pad. Now with your hands out gripping the pads raise the machine straight up. Once you reach the top s...|
|Leg Press Position yourself on the leg press machine comfortably. Put your feet up and hands on the grips at the side. While keeping your back pressed against the support and head straight...|
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|Mixture Of Excersices?||I want to gain some serious power and explosiveness for football. I've heard that going heavy and cleans, dead lifts, and squats are essential along with a lot of heavy compound exercises like bench press are the way to go. Should i mix it up with ...|
|Mind over Matter||im a 17 yr old dude im 6'3 at least and i weigh nearly 200 lbs. my problem is that when i do compound excersizes such as a bench press, i feel the excersize as if it were a shoulder press, and my chest refuses to grow as my shoulders have. same for l...|
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