Utsav Agrawal

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Are compound lifts necessary ?

Exercise Science
Are compound lifts necessary for muscle hypertrophy?

=============================The answer is No ,they are not necessary for muscle gain. With only isolation exercises, you can also gain muscle gain and even the peripheral fatigue will be less but here's a catch strength and hypertrophy are interrelated and there are high chances of hitting a plateau also as there is the limited scope of adding load in isolation exercises. For the long term, it would be better if you focus on both isolation and compound

Priyanka Rela Muni

What are isolation exercises ? Any article in FITTR explaining rhem

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