A grouping of sets where two exercises for the same muscle group are performed in tandem without rest.

While a super-set trains opposing muscle movements, compound-sets use two different exercise to work the same muscle group. An example of this is a set of biceps curls followed immediately by a set a hammer curls with little to no pause between the sets. After completing one compound-set, the lifter will take a short break before continuing with the next set. Compound-sets allow for a lot of flexibility in exercise choice and are commonly used to target to different sections of the same muscle group. They also enable high intensity workouts to be conducted in a shorter amount of time.

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