Isolation exercises target individual muscles exclusively, whereas compound exercises utilize multiple muscle groups at once. Isolation exercises can be useful for certain purposes, particularly for bodybuilders, but have limited benefit when trying to lose weight as quickly as possible. Use compound exercises that target more than one muscle at a time to burn more calories.
A total body workout using compound exercises! The best exercises for a lean, sexy, and fit body are big, compound movements that recruit a lot of muscle mass. Compound exercises will also help you build a better body at a faster rate than if you used isolation exercises. Click the image to see the entire workout!