Gym workout #2

This is the second workout in  “30 min” series also consists of three basic exercises with a goal of doing as many reps as you can in 30 minutes.

Either your goal is to build muscle or to lose fat, this is a great choice for building a strong foundation for the rest of your life.

Strenght is behind everything, all motoric abilities one way or another finde roots in strength. If you are not interested in athletic abilities and you are here just for health benefits, then you will be glad to hear that strength is positively correlated with greater bone density (preventing or slowing down osteoporosis), faster metabolism, energy production, decline of muscle loss and boosting your health in lots of different ways.


Gym workout #1


WORKOUT

Exercise order: Military press-> Squat -> Pull up

Weight: 60 – 80% of max RM for press and squat, bodyweight for pull up

Reps & sets: As much in 30 min

Rules: Avoid failure on every set

 

MILITARY PRESS

Military press
Military press
  1. Activate your glutes and quads during the whole movement
  2. Don’t arch you lover back
  3. Fill your lungs with air in bottom position, then exhale while pushing barbell in top position (leave some air, don’t exhale fully)
  4. In top position, barbell should be above your shoulders
  5. Fully extend your arms and activate shoulders and shoulder blades

 

SQUAT

Squat
Squat
  1. Bottom position – Push your chest forward and straighten your back
  2. Push your knees out during movement
  3. Head in neutral position to your body
  4. “Sit” back and put weight on the back of your feet (you should feel tension in your glutes and hamstrings)
  5. Exhale on your way back to top position

 

PULL UP

Pull up
Pull up

 

  1. Bottom position – fully extend your arms
  2. Bottom position – Inhale and pull with your shoulder blades first
  3. Follow up with your arms and push your chest toward the bar
  4. Top position – Pull your shoulders back (away from ears) and push your chest forward.
  5. Slowly descend t a bottom position

 

Be sure to properly warm up before workout and to stretch afterward.

Also, have lots of fun

 

Peace,

Your S4H