Core exercises (also known as The Big 3) are compound exercises that should be included in everyone's workout program. Squat, Deadlift and Bench Press are highly regarded as the best muscle building exercises available and although difficult and complex to perform correctly, these exercises yield the best results for lifters. Squat, Deadlift and Bench press are exercises used in powerlifting meets mainly because they are full body exercises that limit cheating and provide an accurate representation of the competitors strength. These exercises are should also be a staple in any trainers workout, beginner or advanced. Each exercise works the whole body and provides a benefit to core strength that other exercises don’t.