Before proceeding any further, make sure you click here and read over the blog post. That blog post covers my 60 favorite exercises. I will be referring back to that post throughout the this post.
Today's post will cover the topic on how to write a workout plan. Now, don't be intimidated. Writing a workout plan is much easier than you think! In fact, it will take you less than 15 minutes if you follow the steps below.
The other day, I came across a post from Eric Cressey talking about super sets. A super set is when you pair two exercises together and complete them in order with minimal rest. For example, performing five reps of bench press followed by five reps of a bent over row. This blog post is not dedicated to super-sets, rather, it is dedicated to figuring out which exercises are best for each body part. However, I do not train for bodybuilding, nor am I an expert at training for bodybuilding. Thus, I will break down the exercises into categories:
The following workout plan is three months long, and is based off a periodization program. What does this mean exactly? Well, let's just ask Dr. Google..."periodization is the idea systematic planning of athletic or physical training. The aim is to reach the best possible performance in the most important competition of the year. It involves progressive cycling of various aspects of a training program during a specific period. " In order to develop an amazing back side (shelf), it is imperative that your posture (foundation) is strong. Do you remember which house in the three little pigs lasted the longest?