How to Create Your Own Workout Plan

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James Breese

Everyday Athlete. Founder of @strengthmatters. Love snowboarding, cricket, Manchester United, the mountains, coffee and trail running.

Are you eager to create your own workout plan that’s effective, safe, and uniquely yours, but not sure where to start? Tune in to this episode as we guide you through the essentials of designing your own workout plan.

Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned fitness enthusiast, their expert insights into the “laws of all workouts” and fundamental human movements will empower you to create a well-rounded and impactful fitness journey. Get ready to learn, apply, and transform your approach to workouts!

Focus on movements, not muscles, for a well-rounded workout.

Josh Kennedy

Timeline Summary:
00:05Introduction to Creating Your Own Workout Plan 00:44The Four Laws of All Workouts Explained 02:08Importance of Stretching in Workouts 03:30Seven Fundamental Human Movements 08:46Recap and Final Tips
Key Takeaways:
  • Assessments are Key: Understanding your fitness level is crucial before starting any workout plan.
  • The Four Laws: Every workout should include Lubricate (mobilize joints), Activate (muscles), Workout, and Stretch.
  • Dynamic vs. Static Stretching: Begin with dynamic mobility and end with static stretching for optimal results.
  • Seven Fundamental Movements: Incorporate locomotion, hinge, squat, push, pull, rotate, and anti-rotate into your routine.
  • Focus on Movements, Not Muscles: Especially important for beginners, this approach ensures a balanced workout.
  • The Role of Supersets: For beginners, pairing exercises in supersets can enhance workout effectiveness.
  • Spend Time on Stretching: Even a two-minute targeted stretch can significantly impact your recovery and flexibility.
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Incorporate all seven human movements in your workouts for maximum effectiveness.

James Breese

Supersets are a great way to structure workouts for beginners.

James Breese

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