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For most people, working out is more of a chore than an enjoyable activity. Trying to squeeze in a workout between work and duties at home can result in an ineffective workout, or skipping the workout entirely.

So how can you achieve a short workout that is still effective? Try performing compound lifts.

Multi-joint movements like squats, deadlifts, or bench press engage several muscles and muscles groups at one time, requiring more energy from the body, and burning more calories without the use of several machines.

Initially reported in the Business Insider. Read the original article by clicking here.


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