"Einstein famously defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again but expecting a different result."
What is Full-body workout training?
How do we build our muscles? What is the true way of muscle perfection? The true way to build a chiseled, muscular physique is day after day, year after year of hard 4-5 times a week of training. But is it the only way?
Hard work is still needed. You get as much as you give in to your training. However, you don't have to train on a split system four or more days each week to see gains. The full-body workout can help you progress and is easy to fit into your schedule.
Full-Body workout has become a stereotype but it can be used to lose weight and/or gain muscles. One of our Muscle Mass Brothers is on this regime and in few weeks will show his transformations.
Full-Body workout is not what some people think. It is not only lightweights and lots of rest. Real full-body workout uses relatively heavy weights but not too heavy so you can accomplish your reps. You can shape this kind of training depending on your goals.
Few points about Full-Body workout:
Probably the biggest positive about training your entire body at once is that your gym frequency decreases to around two to three times every seven days. However to complete all exercises takes around 1 hour and if you add to it Cardio for reduction like 45 minutes of running or cycling will add up to your training to around 2 hours. 3 days a week = 6h hours
BOOSTS YOUR CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
Squeezing solid 3-4 sets per body part into a 60-minute workout session gets your cardiovascular system up to speed in a hurry.
RULES FOR FULL-BODY WORKOUTS
Train every 2 days if you want to make it to insane intensity you can fit in 6 days of full body workout and rest on Sunday.
Training with weights every few days in between full-body workouts can be used to add a few cardio sessions.
Many athletes who try full-body workouts get trapped into training lighter than they usually would in order to conserve energy for body parts that come later in their routine. However it is all up to you to make most progress we need exercise in progressive and optimal level we can create a training journal where we can note down what weights per sets we use. We can add weights week to week slightly increasing to build up our strength. Keep your weights as heavy as you can.
PERFORM 1-2 EXERCISE PER MUSCLE GROUP
It is very important to limit our exercise per muscle group.
The exercise allow you to move heavy weights and overload the muscles without performing endless exercises. Once you choose your exercises, plan your routines so you do 3-to-4 sets of each exercise for 10-to-15 repetitions.
KEEP YOUR WORKOUT TO AN HOUR OR LESS
When you are planning your workouts, remember that resistance training affects your natural muscle building hormones and adjust accordingly.
Lots of big compound exercises will help boost your natural testosterone levels; however, long workouts also boost levels of the catabolic hormone cortisol.
Keeping your workouts fairly brief but still intense is ideal for getting the best of both worlds. Sticking to 60 minutes or less is a good rule of thumb.
CONSUME A POST-WORKOUT SHAKE IMMEDIATELY AFTER TRAINING
During full-body workouts, large amounts of glycogen are used to fuel your exertions, so it's important that you replenish your glycogen stores as soon as possible after training.
Replenishing your glycogen right after training jump-starts the recovery process. Conversely, not taking advantage of this crucial time can slow your results significantly. Think of it as filling up the gas tank on your car after a long drive.
CHANGE THE ORDER OF YOUR WORKOUTS
Training chest first for every full-body workout is doing a disservice to the rest of your physique's symmetry.
What seems to work better for ensuring your three major body parts get equal attention is alternating between doing chest, back, and legs first in your three workouts a week. Don't always leave abs or calves for last, though!
Based on our forum and one of the Muscle Mass Brothers we have set of exercises
Lets talk about Training A:
Squat with the barbell (on the back)
Leg Curl depending on the machine you have in the gym (sitting/laying down)
Arm Bar Row above the grip
Front Dumbbell Raise
Dumbbell Chest Press (flat bench)
Incline flyes on bench
Sit up with barbell in front
Pull ups Wide grip
Arm Bar Row under the grip
Standing military Press
Upright Barbell Row
Incline Bench Press
Biceps with dumbbell
Week 1: Week 2:
Day 1: A15
Day 1: B15
Day 2: B10
Day 2: A10
Day 3: A5
Day 3: B5
# Training with 15 reps have 3 sets
#Training with 10/5 reps have 4 sets
Day 1: A 15 = We use training A with 15 reps of 3 sets per exercise
Day 2: B10 = We use training B with 10 reps of 4 sets per exercise
If we are on reduction we can add 30-45 minutes of cardio with heart rate of 135-145 BPM
and after each training add 20 minutes of ab work.
We advise to change our exercise training every 8 weeks to keep our body adapting to different types of exercise for better progress.
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