How To Start Working Out Efficiently & Productively (With Weights)

Have you ever gone to the gym and you just don’t know what to do?

Do you usually pick a random assortment of exercises every time you workout?

Thankfully, there are only a few things you need to understand in order to get the most out of your workouts.

Part 1: The Basic Principles Of Exercise You Need To Understand

Look, I know that you are busy, and you don’t have countless hours to work out.  That is why you need to learn how to work out efficiently.

Get the biggest bang for your buck.

How should you start?

Here are the basics that you need to know in order to start exercising in the most effective manner.

Part 2: What Exercises Should You Do? 

Now that you know the basics of how to start working out, it’s time to choose your exercises.

There are so many different types of resistance exercises you can choose from.

Should you do bodyweight exercises (aka calisthenics) or use weights?

If you are using weights, should you stick to free weights?

What about barbells and dumbbells?

Lastly, should you isolate each muscle group?

In this section, we cover the best exercises that you should invest your limited time in.

I also cover the different types of equipment you can use as well.

Part 3: How To Design Your Exercise Routines And Plan Out Your Longterm Workout Plan

Now that you know the basics, here are some articles giving you specific strategies on workout design and different types of exercise routines you can use.

It’s not about working out harder, it’s about working out smarter

This way, you can achieve optimal results in a short amount of time as possible.

Part 4: Sample Workout Programs

After synthesizing all of that information, here is a sample workout program you can use right now.

At this point, you have everything you could ever need to get started!

Let’s go!

Part 5: Realistic Strength Standards You Can Achieve

If you are diligent, here is what you can expect to accomplish after 1-2 years of solid training!

Where do you stand?

Part 6: Designing Your Physique

Fitness has many benefits.

One of the most obvious ones is physique changes. Is there a way for you to optimize the way you look?

These articles will teach you everything you need to know.

Bonus: Maintaining A Fitness Centered Lifestyle

In this final section, you will find a collection of my best tips for integrating fitness into your daily life.

You will also find articles on achieving specific physiques you may be interested in.

Read more about the particular area that interests you most!