All beginners need to know about home workouts: how to get started, home workout plans, background information for advanced lifters and reviews of commercial workout programs.
Resources To Get You Started
When you want to start with building muscle and getting fitter by training at home, these five are fundamental reading:
- How to build muscle
- How to get toned
- Home workout plan for beginners
- Home workout plan for teens
- Home workout plan for women
Tips On Cheap Home Workout Equipment
- Cheap beginner’s equipment for small flats and dorm rooms
- How to get a space-saving workout bench for $5
- The world’s best workout gloves for $2.50
- How to buy the right barbell for your home workouts
- Get a solid dip belt for free
The Complete List Of Home Workout Routines
|Home Workout Plan For Beginners
|This routine is for those of you who haven’t yet worked out, eases you into it and doesn’t need equipment
|Home Workout Plan For Teenagers
|This plan is for teenagers who are at the beginning of puberty and looking for a headstart into the world of working out
|Home Workout Plan For Women
|In general, if you are a woman, you can train like men, but this plan may appeal a bit more to you, as it combines dynamic strength exercises with cardio
|Home Workout For Girls
|The same plan addressing young women, with some additional tips regarding toning
|Intermediate Home Workout Routine
|Those of you who manage 30 push-ups and 7 pull-ups have graduated to this routine
|Intermediate Home Workout Routine For Women
|This is a more advanced version of the women’s plan above
|Advanced Workout Routine
|A 4-day-split that challenges those who left the intermediate stage behind
|Advanced Workout Routine For Women
|A home workout plan for women who want high intensity
|Advanced Full Body Workout Routine
|A full body workout for experienced trainees looking for a break from their usual splits
Advanced Workout Topics
When you left the beginners stages you come to more advanced topics like volume vs. intensity, training frequency, number of sets, and many more. These articles answer all that:
|Basic Training Variables
|An in-depth look at intensity, volume, frequency, rest time, tempo and their derivables.
|Single Vs. Multiple Sets
|A discussion of how many sets are optimal for muscle growth.
|Volume And Intensity
|Another look at how workout volume and intensity should be balanced.
|Squatting And Bench Pressing
|Two of the most fundamental exercises in working out, bodybuilding and powerlifting. How do they apply to you?
|How complicated do your workout really have to be?
|How often does one muscle (group) have to be exercised?
|Compound exercises are the key, but when should you use isolations?
|You do what you can, but things don’t go forward? Here is how to go around training plateaus.
Reviewed (Home) Workout Programs
There are more workout programs you can do at home than those you can find on here. Here’s information on a number of those:
|Tim Ferris’ book claims it’s possible to gain 34 lbs of muscle in 28 days.
|A circuit style that supposedly gives you the same benefits as much longer training sessions.
|FST-7 And Doggcrapp
|The programs put together by Hany Rambod and Dante Trudel are two of the more exotic entries in the world of workout programs.
|German Volume Training
|The exercise schedule made popular by Charles Poliquin emphasizes tons and tons of repetitions.
|The training and workout philosophy famous bodybuilder Mike Mentzer devised, controversial and in use to this day.
|The immensely popular DVD program that spans from workout plans over nutritional products to exercise equipment.
|Starting Strength & Stronglifts
|A comparison between the two programs Mark Rippetoe and Mehdi Hadim made famous.
|The fitness concept that combines dance moves into a workout and claims to be as much fun as having a party.