Compound Lifts - .
Bench Press - A staple exercise for building muscle mass and strength in the chest. The primary muscles that are worked in a bench press are the triceps brachii and pectoralis major with the anterior (front) deltoids, traps & back as secondary muscles used in the bench press. .
Squat - In general, the barbell back squat can be used to do any or all of the following: increasing lower body strength and muscle mass, primarily in the quads, glutes, and hamstrings. increasing core strength, particularly the anterior core. .
Deadlifts - To execute a deadlift, the primary muscles are the glutes, hamstrings and spinal erectors (along with a lot of supporting muscles). The integration of these muscles allows you to lift heavier weights than many other types of exercises. The deadlift truly is the king of the entire body when it comes to recruiting several muscles. .
Military Press - The standing barbell shoulder press is an amazing exercise which targets a lot of muscle in the upper body and increases the stability of your core. The most of the work is done by the front and side delts, then the rear delts, upper pectoral muscles, triceps and traps. - 2 minutes ago