It’s time to show off the body you’ve been building, but don’t forget proper maintenance.
POWERED BY TRUCKS: Anthony Trucks
As I write this on the official first day of summer, it’s officially time to show off the body those weights and exercising have developed. With that in mind, the goal around this time of the year is usually maintenance for most people while they start spending less time at the gym, and more time at birthday parties and barbecues eating unhealthy food.
So I always want to maximize my clients workouts in the gym by getting the most bang for my buck in my exercise selections during the limited time spent training. Here are some simple ideas to keep that body in shape while not being able to spend the same amount of time in the gym.
>> PLAN!: Don’t walk in the gym without a plan of attack. You will wander around and waste valuable minutes when every minute counts.
>> CUT DOWN REST BETWEEN SETS: Not only does this save time but it increases your cardio as you will most likely get to heavy breathing during your strength training workouts.
>> USE COMPOUND MOVEMENTS, SUPERSETS: Instead of just doing one movement, you can add to the movement by doing a curl to a press for example. You can also do multiple movements back to back with no rest to get as many reps in as possible.
>> DON’T MISS WORKOUTS: Since you are already losing time and are getting busy, the worst thing you can do is miss your workouts altogether.
You’ve worked hard for that body, now go enjoy it while still keeping it intact.
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