When it comes to getting in shape, strength training workouts are a great option; providing of course, that you make an informed and educated choice. If you’re on the lookout for an effective strength training fitness program, here are a few things to look for.
When choosing a workout plan to follow, before you go any further, the first thing you need to do, is take a look at the source; where it comes from, and who created it. If the program has been designed by a fully certified personal trainer, with years of experience and qualifications under their belt, that will obviously be a great sign. If however, the program has been created by some Z-list reality TV “star” that virtually nobody has heard of, you might want to proceed with caution. Don’t worry you won’t find any of those programs here 🙂
Does It Contain a Nutrition Plan
Remember, health and fitness is considered to be a combination of diet and exercise, so to get the most out of your program, look for one that contains a nutrition plan and nutritional information. Exercising is relatively easy in comparison to dieting and eating cleanly. The hard part isn’t necessarily knowing what we should and should not be eating, it is the commitment to stick with a meal plan day in and day out (a cheat day is certainly acceptable and even recommended). If your program contains nutritional information, look for the one that tells you as much as possible, as clearly as possible, as that will give you a huge boost.
Know Your Goals
We all have different goals and targets in mind, which should be reflected in your choice of workout program, For example, if you wish to build muscle, a bodybuilding program may be better suited to you. If you want to lose weight, a fat loss program would be better, and so on… Before you make any decision about which program to follow, one of the first things you have to be clear on, is what your goals and targets may be.
Remember, most people who decide to follow a fitness program or routine are not seasoned professionals with decades of experience under their belts, they are pretty inexperienced, and therefore will want the information contained within to be as clear and as concise to understand as possible. Look for programs with images and workout videos so you know exactly what you’re doing, and don’t get suckered into falling for programs that use complicated terms and phrases to try to sound more important than they are.
Strength Training Workouts
To speed up your fitness programs search, below I have listed the top program for each fitness program category. You can also find more fitness programs via the navigation menu above.
Zumba Exhilarate Body Shaping DVD Set
Fitness Programs for Weight Loss
21 Day Fix
Workouts for Women
XTFMAX: Find Your Shape – Women’s Complete Home Fitness – 12 DVD Set
Jillian Michaels: Yoga Meltdown
Continue reading more Exercising articles. And if you think you are ready to take your fitness to the next level with fat-blasting, muscle building exercises then you’ll want to read “Ready for Advanced Workout Programs?“