Some people have the luxury of a personal trainer to create their exercise routines for them. For the rest of us, web site Dumb Little Man has outlined seven key movements worth considering when designing a fitness program.
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According to the post, any good exercise program should incorporate the following seven movements: squats, lunges, bends, twists, pushing, pulling, and walking/running.
The key step is deciding how much and which movements to implement. To get you started, Dumb Little Man suggests the following:
To give you an idea, that maximum you'd get out of this program would be to perform 3 groups of each exercise (sets), with each group containing between 8 and 15 repetitions. To keep it interesting, and also to maximize energy and fat loss, perform one group of each exercise back-to-back with no rest, take a 2 minute break, and then repeat two times.
Browse the full post for more details on how to design your own program and, if you exercise, let us know if your routine involves any of the above seven moves in the comments.
How to Design Your Own Fail-Safe Exercise Program [Dumb Little Man]