Want to switch up your routine? All you need is a barbell, plates and rack and you can do this effective and simple barbell workout. It's a 5-exercise routine that’s effective at building muscle, boosting your metabolism and burning fat.
First, be sure to warm up properly. (Example: 10 bodyweight squats, 10 bodyweight lunges, 10 push ups, 10 sit ups, 20 jumping jacks).
8 Back Squat
8 Overhead Press
8 Bent over Row
8 Rollouts on knees
The Back Squat: Targets Quadriceps, Gluteus, Hamstrings, Core
The Deadlift: Targets Quadriceps, Gluteus, Hamstrings, Core
The Overhead Press: Targets Shoulders, Chest, Triceps
The Bent Over Row: Targets Back, Biceps, Lats
The Rollout: Targets Core, Lats
Afterwards, be sure to cool down and stretch as needed.
These 5 exercises are the foundation of all exercise routines. Get rid of the fancy stuff for a change, and bring yourself back to performing these 5 movements properly. You will get a full body workout that is programmed for muscle building, muscle strength, fat loss and functionality of movement. These 5 exercises can help increase strength with all other movements you may do in your workouts. This routine can be performed 2-3 times per week and is a great addition to any strength training program.