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Full Body Gym Workout

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Full Body Gym Workout

Does the gym look intimidating to you? We have many machines and we understand for someone new to the gym scene, it may all be a bit scary. However, that’s where we come in, here’s a quick gym full body workout you can complete which involves multiple exercises which target every muscle group.

As you may see multiple times throughout this post, we use the terminology reps and sets. To put it simply, one rep is one full movement, so when we say 12 reps, this means 12 full motions on the machine. 12 reps then equals 1 set, so when we say 3 sets of 12 reps, this means 36 reps, however give yourself time to rest after every 12 reps.

First off, we start with a 5-10 minute low intensity cardio warm up, you can use a treadmill, bike or a rowing machine for example.

Next up, we’re going to go straight into working on our chest, we are going to do this on the Chest Press machine, with 3 sets of 12 reps, with roughly a minute rest between each set. Remember, if they weight is too heavy, don’t be scared to drop down a weight to make sure your form keeps perfect.

We’re now going to go into a Seated Row which will work on the back and bicep muscles, with the same idea of 3 sets of 12 reps, and then the minute rest between each set.

Next up, we’re going to get those shoulders pumping using the Shoulder Press machine, 3 sets of 12 reps, minute rest between each set.

Let’s get those biceps pumping, grab some dumbbells and let’s have 3 sets of 12 reps of some Bicep Curls.

Next up, let’s work on those triceps, we’re going to head over to the cable machine and set up some Tricep Pressdowns, again, we want to see 3 sets of 12 reps, make sure to get that rest in!

We are going to work on the legs, and we are going to introduce the idea of supersets to you. This is where we complete two exercises, back to back, the two exercises we are going to do is the Leg Press, once again 3 sets of 12, then we’re going to go into some Goblet Squats, again, for the 3 sets of 12 reps!

Penultimately, to get the most work out of our legs, we will head into a Leg Extension, which will target your quads. 3 sets of 12 is once again ideal.

And last of all, let’s finish with a plank for as long as you possibly can!

Let us know how you get on with this exercise!

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