Whether your goal is to build strength, muscular endurance, or just look great in a sleeveless shirt (hey, we don't blame you!), supersets may be the golden ticket. The word might sound like advanced gym lingo, but supersets actually pretty simple — and effective. Exercise Sets Reps Plyo Push-Up 3 6–8 Incline Alternating Dumbbell Press 3 8–10 each side Incline Two-Arm
There is something liberating about hitting the gym to focus on one muscle group. Most of the time you should be doing balanced workouts that hit your whole body, but sometimes going into a gym knowing you’re going to blast your biceps, is almost relaxing compared with having to think about how to structure your session to work different muscles.
Are you aware your back probably takes the most out of you when it comes to training? So the most efficient way to train this large muscle group is with a superset workout. This superset packs six moves and 13 sets into a 30-minutes-or-less format. A strong, toned back is more than just aesthetics. As one of the most important
Try this six-move tri-set session to hit your abs from multiple angles and sculpt a hard and defined six-pack! To develop any muscle to its fullest growth potential, you need to move through a variety of angles and use different rep ranges – and your abs are no exception. Yes, you first must shift that spare tyre for them to
If you've never heard of or understood what supersets are and the benefits, then look no further, because here at gymguider we have outlined the structures and reasons why you should start involving them into your workouts! There comes a point in every trainers life when they stop, and realise that no matter how much time, effort or exercise change
An amazing combo of core-strengthening moves and cardio, this circuit is designed to target not only your abs and obliques but also the muscles in your back, pelvic floor and even your shoulders. If you’re training for a sport or just for everyday life, you don’t usually use any one muscle in isolation. This correlates closer to actual, functional movements.
If you’re still doing straight sets for 5×5, don’t be surprised when your bench press stops going up. That’s not to knock five-sets, they’re great and safe. They’ll get you benching more than your bodyweight. They probably won’t get you to 1.5 times your bodyweight and they definitely won’t get you to 2 times. If you want a better bench press, you need a better
Plyo boxes they come in many shapes, sizes and heights, some are solid and others firmer, but all work the same. A plyo box, short for plyometrics box, is equipment that adds another element of challenge or modification to your workout routine. It’s great to use if you’re utilising your own bodyweight. Propelling yourself up on the box, even if you’re just stepping up,
This multi angle workout will shock your chest into growing bigger, stronger and wider. The pecs are known as the pectoralis major and pectoralis minor. The pectoralis major is the large, fan-shaped muscle that comprises most of the chest wall. The muscle is responsible for flapping, pressing and lifting actions. The pectoralis minor is considerably smaller and flatter, it lies underneath
Has your lack of physical activity made you feel a bit weak in the behind? No wonder – the muscles to suffer the most from a sedentary lifestyle are the glutes, which constitute the largest and most powerful muscle group in your body. When you spend too much time sitting, you glutes can lose their power and efficiency at supporting