Regardless of gender, every one dreams of acquiring a perfect body that could grace the glossy front cover of health and fashion magazines. And in order to achieve the ideal body, we all know that it would require a lot of discipline when it comes to exercise and diet.
Full body transition workouts would really come in handy for people who want to tone up their bodies. As the term implies, this kind of routine hits all muscle groups in one workout, maximizing the calorie burn while stimulating hormonal response to help you build muscle.
Nick Clayton, C.S.C.S, a trainer from NSCA, created a simple transitional workout for beginners:
The Transition Workouts
You were shedding weight all summer long. You wanted to be lean. Now, the clothes are going back on so it’s time to bulk up. But you want to put on the right kind of weight: Muscle.
“The key to building muscle is the cumulative metabolic stress and muscle damage best accomplished by completing multiple sets of 8-12 reps with relatively short rest periods (45-90 seconds),” says NSCA trainer Nick Clayton, C.S.C.S. who created this plan for beginners—and more difficult versions for intermediate and advanced lifters.
“The beginner workout is total body, starting with compound (multi-joint) lifts followed by isolation exercises with lower overall volume (sets/reps) as compared to intermediate and advanced workout,” says Clayton. Read more…
For the busybodies out there, there are also some other ways to do a full body workout despite of your hectic schedules:
15-Minute Workout: Crush Calories with These Four Power Moves
“Happy Workout Wednesday! Got fifteen minutes and a LOVE for challenging, heart-pumping circuit workouts? So do we! Join us in trying out this awesome and intense workout. With just four tough moves (and we do mean TOUGH), you can crush calories and get a total body burn in just 15 minutes! Read more…
A fit body can’t be obtained just by workouts alone. Regular exercise always go hand in hand with balanced diet. Chris Aceto from Muscle and Fitness shared some of the most important nutritional guidelines to partner with your workouts:
16 NUTRITIONAL RULES FOR A FULL-BODY SHRED
Shortcuts to packing on new muscle mass and getting ripped to the bone are frequently peddled on late-night TV, but sadly, these feats cannot be accomplished with quick fixes or next-day miracles. You can, however, implement certain dietary practices that, over time, will guarantee your investment in fitness. Yes, getting in your best shape ever requires hard work in the gym, but without the proper nutrition to fuel your gains, you’re dead in the water. Feeding your body the right way is just a matter of repetition—learning and developing the kinds of dietary habits that leave your body with no choice but to respond with cover model-worthy size, strength and detail. By applying the bulk of these 16 strategies to your diet, you’ll find that things really do fall into place automatically, even if they don’t happen overnight.
Adding new muscle to your frame is an admirable pursuit, but no matter how much weight you lift in the gym, you’ll never obtain that tight, shredded look you covet without chipping away at your bodyfat stores. Many people mistakenly think that losing fat is simply a matter of exercising more and eating less, yet a bodybuilder can’t afford to arbitrarily hack calories and run until it hurts. It’s about striking a balance. These tips will help you get lean without losing hard-earned muscle. Read more…
Each and every one of us has different ideas when it comes to having the perfect body. It may be having a defined midsection or just simply having to fit into clothes one size smaller than the current. Whatever they are, full body transitional workouts is one of the best ways for most people, especially beginners, to develop a toned and strong body. Just remember to do it in regularly and in moderation.
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