Building muscle increases your metabolism along with many other great benefits. In order to build muscle you need to use more resistance than your muscles are used to. While this can be achieved through body weight exercises, if you have access to barbells, dumbbells, and other weight training equipment you can significantly increase the resistance and therefore the muscle building results. Check out these great videos for both follow along weight training workouts, as well as tips and technique videos that will help you advance your fitness training.Full Body Beginner Workout by Colin Triplett
1. Full Body Beginner Workout
This workout is a great introduction to integrating small weights into your fitness routine. This Grokker Premium workout consists of six different exercises that target the legs, core, and shoulders. To increase/decrease the difficulty of the routine, simply vary the weights used.
2. Advanced Strength Training Exercise
Feel the burn! Lean up and build strength with Colin as he takes you through this Advanced Level fat burning workout. Meet your weight loss goals by making Colin's workouts a priority. You can find more Grokker Premium videos in the Metabolic Burn series on Colin's Expert Profile page.
3. Ski Workout for Stamina and Metabolism
Get ready for the ski season with this sports conditioning workout from Jon Stratford. In this Grokker Premium video Jon takes you through a number of exercises that will not only boost your stamina to help you keep skiing until way past lunch time but will help prevent injury too. Follow in the footsteps of polar explorers as you increase your endurance and boost your metabolism before your winter getaway.
4. Total Body Weight Loss Workout Level 1
Total Body Weight Loss Workout Level 1 (Calisthenics) from BeFit in 30 Extreme is an explosive, total body-conditioning workout that combines metabolism-boosting cardio moves with full body-toning moves to mobilize fat, incinerate calories and sculpt lean muscle throughout the entire body. Challenge yourself and get ready to sweat with Expert Trainer & and Actor, Scott Herman as he takes you through 3 intense circuits of 3 calisthenic exercises each that are to be performed in succession with only 30 second rest periods between. Learn how to burn fat, increase flexibility, and engage the core as you tone the abs, arms, legs, glutes, shoulders, chest, obliques, and back in this effective, 20 minute workout from the all new "BeFit in 30 Extreme" Program, only on BeFit! Enhance your endurance as you challenge all of the major muscle groups of the body with moves such as jumping jacks, butt kicks, lateral hops, lunges, bicycles, floor wipers, mountain climbers, burpees, skaters, high knees, toe jumps, heismans, hot feet w/ lunges, and squat-squat-hops that are sure to get you real results fast! You will only need a towel, a bottle of water, and the determination to transform your body to complete this workout that includes exercise modifications to tailor it to any skill level. You may also adjust rest periods and number of reps to vary the difficulty level. Kick-start your heart rate with a fiery warm-up, before diving into 3 ultimate fat-burning circuits followed by an ab burnout routine, and finishing up with a stretching cool-down series to prevent injury and maximize results. Look and feel your best as you build strength and burn fat with the pros right from your own living room. See below for a full list of exercises, reps, and time codes.
5. Leg, Thigh and Butt Workout
Leg, Thigh and Butt Workout Level 1 is an intense, total-body workout that focuses on 3 major muscle groups of the body in order to burn fat and firm and tighten the Butt, Legs, and Back. Get ready to sweat as you condition the muscles and build strength with this explosive, 20 minute workout. Learn how to target the glutes, quads, abs, and shoulders as sculpt lean muscle and burn maximum calories. Tone the calves, hips, and thighs as you slim the waistline, strengthen the core, and carve a defined, v-shaped back with Expert Trainer, Scott Herman. You will need a mid to light set of dumbbells, a towel, and a bottle of water to complete this rapid-fire, highly-effective routine. You will complete a short cardio warm-up series to boost the metabolism before going into moves like shoulder presses, dead lifts, bent over rows, lunges, squats, swimmers, Russian twists, rear fly's, and lateral hops, and finally finishing out your workout with a soothing cool-down stretching series to maximize results and prevent injury. Look and feel your best as you fight through the burn and work out with the pros right from your own living room. Transform yourself with this effective, free, new system and create a stronger, leaner, and healthier new you.
6. Lower Body Shred Workout
Lower Body Shred Workout | Level 2 from BeFit in 30 Extreme is a fierce, lower body-sculpting, strength-training workout that focuses on several major muscle groups simultaneously to burn fat, strengthen the core, and tone the legs, butt, back, arms, shoulders, chest, and abdominals using 3 high-intensity workout circuits consisting of 3 explosive exercises each with short, 30-second rest periods in between for the ultimate strength-building, calorie-blasting experience. Get ready to set your quads and glutes on fire with Fitness Expert & 30 Day 6 Pack Abs/ BeFit in 30 Extreme Trainer, Scott Herman as he teaches you to focus on proper form, breathing, and balance to maximize results in this fierce, 20-minute segment. Learn how to slim the waistline, shape the hips and thighs, and sculpt a firm and lifted backside as you shred the abs and tone the oblique's with this effective workout. Scott's upbeat and encouraging instruction will serve as an inspiration as you fight through the burn with total body-toning moves such as front squat presses, single-leg dead lifts, renegade rows, split squats, planks with rows, reverse lunges, oblique swivels, lateral hops, and sky reaches that will build endurance and lean definition. You will need a sturdy chair, a set of dumbbells, a towel, and a bottle of water to complete this rapid-fire workout that can be adjusted to fit any skill level by modifying weight, rest periods, reps, and form. Look and feel your best as you work out with the pros right from your own living room. Transform yourself with this effective, free, new system and create a stronger, leaner, and healthier new you. See below for a complete list of workout moves, time codes, and suggested reps.