Full Body Gym Workout Routines: The Ultimate Guide

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Working out at the gym can be a great way to get in shape and improve your health. But if you’re not careful, you could end up doing more harm than good. To get the most out of your gym workout, it’s important to follow a few basic tips. The first thing you should do is make sure you have the right equipment. Most gyms will provide everything you need, but it’s always a good idea to check ahead of time. You don’t want to show up and find that all the machines are taken or that there’s no room left in the weight room. A full body gym workout consists of a variety of different workouts designed to tone, build muscle or lose weight depending on what your goals are. 

Some Common Types:

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Some common types include cardiovascular workouts, strength training, stretching routines that are aimed at yoga, pilates, or tai chi. Others may consist of tried and tested aerobics techniques for cardio training to strengthen the heart muscles. Whatever your choice is it’s important to pick one that results in better health rather than shorter gym sessions. Once you’ve selected the right equipment, started by warming up correctly, it’s time to start your full-body workout. First up is the chest workout. Working out this area of the body can help to improve your posture, protect your core muscles and strengthen the upper part of the arms. If you want to tone this area of your body, here are a few simple exercises that will do just that:


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This classic exercise works on strengthening both the pectoralis major muscle in front of your chest and triceps in the back right arm. To perform a push-up, position yourself on all fours with your palms flat on the floor directly beneath your shoulders. Keep your legs straight throughout the movement and lower yourself until there is a 90-degree angle between both forearms and upper arms before pushing back up again.

Bench press:

This exercise can strengthen your pectoralis major, anterior deltoid, and triceps. To perform this movement, sit on the bench with your feet flat on the floor. Slowly lower the barbells until it is just above chest level before pushing back up again to complete one repetition.

Bent-over row:

Strength training for the chest muscles can also target the upper back muscles through these exercises. Position yourself by leaning forward at a 45-degree angle so that there is a straight line from ear to ankle. Hold a dumbbell in each hand with palms facing towards you and keep your elbows close to the body as you lift them towards the hips.

Back workout:

Most full-body gym workouts will also include a back workout. This not only works on strengthening your upper and middle back muscles, but it can also improve the flexibility of your spine. To perform this movement, sit on a chair with both feet flat on the floor and knees at right angles. Slowly lean forward until you feel the tension in your lower back before returning to an upright position.

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