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How to build muscles

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

If you are looking for information on how to build muscles then one of the best advice you ever get is focusing its efforts on compound exercises. Compound exercises are movements that use more than one joint. For example, the bench press is a complex exercise because both the shoulder and elbow movement. A bicep curl on the other hand, is a complex exercise as it only moves the elbow.
Compound exercises allow the use of heavy weights. Due to these factors the use of compound exercises in your training building muscle allows fast and efficient.
If your goal is to build muscle as fast as possible, recommend basing its program on compound exercises. Some good places to start are the squat, dead weight, chin-ups, and bench presses. With these 4 exercises only have stimulated most of the muscles in the body. (more…)

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