Workout Routines

Today's Workout 22: The circuit for total-body muscle growth

Stack on size—everywhere—with these muscle-building exercises designed to stimulate new gains.

Man Does Dumbbell Curl And Press Exercise
Duration 30-45
Exercises 4
Equipment Yes

Get ready to light up your muscles and break a real sweat with this full-body blitz. 

You'll target your arms, shoulders, and chest first. Grab a pair of dumbbells and get started with a pair of two-angle dumbbell flyes and seated dumbbell curl and presses. Then move on to your legs and core by finishing off with dumbbell front squats and seated knee tucks.

Incorporate this workout into your weekly routine and you'll start stacking on size—everywhere—in no time.

Directions

You'll do this workout as a circuit, meaning you'll complete each exercise consecutively without rest. Once you've finished all exercises, rest for 30 seconds. Repeat the entire circuit for 5 to 10 rounds.

Depending upon your ability, you may shorten or lengthen the rest period. You may also complete more or fewer rounds.

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Today's Workout 22 The circuit for total-body muscle growth (do 5-10 rounds)

Exercise 1.

2-Angle Dumbbell Flye You'll need: Dumbbells How to
Dumbbell Flye thumbnail
-- sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 2.

Seated Dumbbell Curl and Press You'll need: Dumbbells How to
How To Do A Seated Dumbbell Curl And Press thumbnail
-- sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 3.

Dumbbell Front Squat You'll need: Dumbbells How to
Dumbbell Front Squat thumbnail
-- sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 4.

Seated Knee Tuck You'll need: Bench How to
Seated Knee Tuck thumbnail
-- sets
10 reps
30 sec. rest
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