Workout Routines

Today's Workout 34: The weighted circuit to increase muscle definition

This routine combines a set of dumbbells with 10 rounds of muscle-building exercises to sharpen and define your entire physique.

Man Does Renegade Row During Muscle-Building Workout
Duration 30-45
Exercises 3
Equipment Yes

Sure, any guy can drop weight or stack on size, but not everyone knows how to sharpen up muscle definition. Well, consider this workout your lesson in defining specific muscle groups—in this case, your abs, biceps, and quads. 

You'll hit your core and arms with an opening set of squat-to-curl-to-press. Next up is a biceps and core combo with a round of renegades pushups. A finishing set of leg raises with a hip thrust will work to build ab definition throughout your entire midsection. 

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 34 The weighted circuit to increase muscle definition (do 5-10 rounds)

Exercise 1.

Squat and Curl and Press You'll need: Dumbbells How to
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-- sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 2.

Renegade Row You'll need: Dumbbells How to
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-- sets
10 reps
-- rest
Perform a pushup after each rep.

Exercise 3.

Leg Raise You'll need: Bench How to
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-- sets
10 reps
30 sec. rest
Thrust your lower body up a few inches off the ground at the top of each leg raise.
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