Obviously these exercises don’t have to be heavy, you could happily do these exercises with light loads. It’s also important to consider that heavy is a very individual term, everyones heavy weight is someone else's warm up. We consider these 4 exercises the most effective exercises to use heavy weights with, because they require multiple muscle groups, use different movement patterns and you can consistently add load, especially the kettlebell deadlift.
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