All too easy.

Think about training movement patterns as opposed to muscles.

Not new by any means, just not popular anymore.

We’re very caught up in the minutia these days, married to one training style as it were.

There are hundreds of exercises for each movement patter.

  • Push-Pull-Squat-Hinge

You also have rotation, full body, locomotion (carries) crawling & climbing.

Pick a movement each day you train, just one and with one choose three exercises.

Example: Push

  • Push Press (main lift) – 15-25 total reps – 85%+ 1RM
  • Bench Press (accessory lift) – 25-50 total reps – 65-85% 1RM
  • Dip (isolation lift) 50-100 total reps – 65% 1RM & under

Example: Pull

  • Muscle Snatch (main lift) – 15-25 total reps – 85%+ 1RM
  • Pull Up (accessory lift) – 25-50 total reps – 65-85% 1RM
  • Bicep Curl (isolation lift) 50-100 total reps – 65% 1RM & under

Example: Squat

  • Front Squat (main lift) – 15-25 total reps – 85%+ 1RM
  • Split Squat  (accessory lift) – 25-50 total reps – 65-85% 1RM
  • Walking Lunge (isolation lift) 50-100 total reps – 65% 1RM & under

Example: Hinge

  • Power Clean (main lift) – 15-25 total reps – 85%+ 1RM
  • Stiff Leg Deadlift (accessory lift) – 25-50 total reps – 65-85% 1RM
  • Kettlebell Swing (isolation lift) 50-100 total reps – 65% 1RM & under

You see, putting training together isn’t hard, it’s even easier if your goal is GPP.

*GPP – General Physical Preparedness, or just to be fitter, stronger, leaner etc.

Train each movement every 5 days consistently and you’ll surpass 90% of gym members.

I like to keep things simple these days because I’ve learned over time it’s often better.

If we can’t progress with something simple then we’ve no right making it complex.

Enjoy,
Ross

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