Workout Routines

The best 30-minute strength circuit

Building muscle doesn't need to be time-consuming. This routine is proof.

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Deadlift Barbell
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Georgijevic / Getty
Duration 30
Exercises 5
Equipment Yes

If you want to build mass but are short on time, trust us: You're not alone. Thankfully, Perfomix athlete Andy Speer has provided us with a challenging routine you can finish in just a half-hour.

Directions

Perform this circuit for 30 minutes. Don’t rush. The weights should be a heavy working set of five reps, 75-85% of your 1RM. Perform once per week. Add five minutes each week for four to six weeks. Rest as needed.

The best 30-minute strength circuit Complete for 30 minutes

Exercise 1.

Power Clean You'll need: Barbell How to
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-- sets
5 (each arm) reps
As needed rest

Exercise 2.

Weighted Pullup You'll need: Pullup Bar How to
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-- sets
5 reps
As needed rest

Exercise 3.

Bench Press You'll need: Barbell How to
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-- sets
5 reps
As needed rest

Exercise 4.

Deadlift You'll need: Barbell How to
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-- sets
5 reps
As needed rest

Exercise 5.

Farmer's Walk You'll need: Dumbbells How to
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-- sets
100 feet reps
As needed rest
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