An effective bodyweight training program can whip you into shape and even pack on muscle, but effective doesn’t look the same for everyone. Some people could do with 10 push-ups, others need 20, and some need to do more sets than others. In this instance, effective doesn’t mean simply air squatting til the cows come home.
More importantly though, you want to make sure the program is working for you and your schedule because lasting results come from consistently taking action, not from very occasionally doing an optimized protocol or guzzling not-so-magical weight loss shakes.
Even among bodyweight exercises, you can have compound movements and isolation exercises for both your upper and lower body. If these sound like Klingon to you, check out our primer on fitness jargon, but put simply, compound movements work multiple muscle groups, while isolation exercises work single muscles or groups at a time.
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