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    Combo lifts

    Are combo lifts better than isolated exercises?

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    Yes.
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    Even for a beginner?

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    Quote Originally Posted by teaturtle
    Even for a beginner?
    ESPECIALLY, for a beginner.
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    It depends if you are talking about hybrid exercises as well.

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    Hybrid exercises???

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    combo, or compound? lets get our terms cleared up first so we know we're talking about the same thing.

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    Very very very strongly yes. Beginner, older timer, anytimer, yes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by malkore
    combo, or compound? lets get our terms cleared up first so we know we're talking about the same thing.
    Im talking about combo.

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    I've never once heard of a "combo" lift.

    I was assuming you ment compound.

    Care to enlighten us?
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    Combo lifts are free-weight exercises that combine two lifts: you finish one exercise and move into a second without resting.

    I think I confused it with compound too. I heard compound are better for beginners whereas combo's are for the more advanced.

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    So...could anyone give me some compound exercises?

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    Combo lifts, as you described, are commonly known as supersets.

    Compound lifts involve multiple joints and muscles, and are beneficial to everyone.
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