Compound vs. Complex Sets TrainingMay 10, 2022
What is the difference between Compound and Complex Training Sets?
The basic difference between the 2 types of training modalities is that compound sets target the same muscle group. In contrast, complex sets combine a resistance training movement with a similar plyometric movement.
Pairing of two or more exercises that target the same muscle groups.
- RDL + Hamstring Curl
- Shoulder Press + DB Rev Fly
- Bench Press + Chest Fly
Combining a resistance exercise with a biomechanically similar plyometric exercise.
- Trap Bar Deadlift + Band Assisted Squat Jump
- Bench Press + Prone MB Chest Pass
- Split Squat + Lunge Jump
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