Below you will find your program
Each exercise has a breakdown of the movement using images and an exercise tutorial video for you to follow
First warm up by following the Warm Up – Core Activation Routine below, followed by the Glute Activation Routine
Once both Activation Routines have been completed, it is time to start warming up to your working weight (weight for your first set).
As this is a Circuit Day and you are lifting less than the Strength Day, your warm ups will be shorter. For squats for example start with 10 x body weight squats, then start the loading process, a very general way of calculating your warm up weight, choose the load weight of 40% of your working weight and perform the movement for 6-8 reps, followed by 75% of your working weight for 4-6 reps. Keep in mind, the heavier you are lifting, the more sets you need to warm up.
See this video for a more in depth warm up explanation https://www.facebook.com/basebodybabes/videos/1999003483675127/
Once you have warmed up to and completed your first set, your body should be warm and your nervous system primed, so there is no need to warm up again using the above process for each exercise, however we do recommend performing the new exercise at least once before your first set of that exercise to familiarise yourself with the movement and perfect your technique.
Please note your warm up sets do not count towards your total amount of working sets.
Perform all ‘A’ exercises back to back for all reps and sets, and then move on to ‘B’ exercises eg. A1 Squat x 8 reps, rest 60 seconds, then go to A2 – Row x 8 reps, rest 60 seconds, then back to A1 again until all the prescribed reps and sets of ‘A’ exercises are completed, then move to ‘B’ exercises and so on.
Continue to follow the sequence of letters
TEMPO : Whenever we prescribe an exercise, we expect for the speed of the rep to be a controlled, deliberate tempo. This is the safest most effective way to train with weights. For most exercises there are 2 main portions of the lift. The ‘eccentric’ portion, which is also known as the ‘down’ phase of the lift and the ‘concentric’ portion, which is also known as the ‘up’ phase of the lift.
When we perform most movements, we are usually slightly slower and more controlled on the way down (eccentric portion) and faster on the way up (the concentric portion), however, for some of the exercises, we will specify that we want for the tempo to be even slower and we will prescribe the amount of seconds we want you to take to control the weight during that specific portion of the lift. In the description it will say TEMPO: 3 SECONDS – which means take 3 seconds to lower the weight before you drive the weight up at a regular pace.
See this video for a more in depth Tempo explanation: https://www.facebook.com/basebodybabes/videos/g.148297665891762/1998702213705254/?type=2&theater&ifg=1
Let’s get started babes!