Total Body Workouts
New & Unique Strength Training Moves
If you're looking for something new to try, check out these four advanced exercises that target strength, endurance, balance, stability...just about everything. Many are moves you typically on see in powerlifting competitions, so make sure you know what you're doing before you try them!
No Weight Workout
This proves you don't need fancy equipment to get a great workout, no weights needed.
It's hard to find time to be active at work. These exercises can be done while sitting at your desk to help you strengthen and stretch your body throughout the day. No one has to know!
Quick Total Body Series
This total body workouts offers some traditional exercises, like squats and pushups, but in a unique way. Each series of exercises gives you an easy, medium and hard exercise. Do them all for a challenging workout or choose the level that fits your body, goals and comfort level. This workout fits all fitness levels.
Resistance Band Workout
Finally figure out how to use that little rubber band for a great workout. Demos in QuickTime video format.
Short and Sweet 30 Minute Full Body Workout
Compound exercises will help you get the most out of your limited time. Exercises demonstrated in QuickTime video format.
Strength Training for Busy People
In this workout, you'll be doing compound movements using a medicine ball, weights and a resistance band. This is a tough workout that will challenge your balance and core strength as you do squats with overhead sweeps, side-to-side lunges, walking lunges with overhead presses and a crazy tricep kickback while balancing on one leg. Enjoy!
Total Body at Home
Can't make it to the gym? These two workouts will help you lose weight and build lean muscles using basic equipment at home. Pictures and descriptions included.
Total Body at the Gym
This total body workout hits all the major muscle groups in 30 minutes using a Smith machine. Pictures and descriptions included.
Total Body Blast
This total body strength workout includes a few unique twists such as supersets and tempo changes. Doing slow reps and pulses will really challenge your body and save you some time.
Total Body Heavy Strength
The total body workout focuses on using heavy weights to build strength, power and lean muscle tissue. The workout follows a tri-set format where you'll do three exercises, one after the other, repeating for 1 or more times depending on your fitness level, schedule and goals. Choose a heavy enough weight that you can only complete 10 reps of each exercise.
Total Body Intermediate Workout
This total body workout is perfect for intermediate exercisers who want to work all of the muscles in the body. The workout includes traditional exercises, such as squats, lunges and pushups and requires various weighted dumbbells, a ball and a step or bench.
Total Body Resistance Band Workout
This workout includes exercises for the entire body using a resistance band such as pushups, squats, lunges and more.
Total Body Strength for Seniors
Try this basic total body strength training workout designed especially for seniors.
Total Body Strength for Seniors Level 1
This total body workout includes basic exercises that work the major muscles of the body, including the chest, back, shoulders, arms, legs and abs. This simple, straightforward workout is a great place to start for older adults, or anyone, just getting started with strength training, targeting the entire body while building lean muscle tissue and strength.
Total Body Strength Workout for Beginners
This workout targets the entire body and is geared towards beginning exercisers. Work your muscles with this short routine that requires no extra equipment.
Total Body Strength, Balance & Stability
This total body workout is for intermediate/advanced exercisers and involves alternating bilateral (two-sided) moves with unilateral (one-sided) moves that will really challenge your balance and stability. Workout equipment includes weights, resistance tube/band, medicine ball and exercise ball.
Total Body Timesaver Circuit
This total body circuit workout targets every muscle in your body with dynamic compound exercises as well as muscle-specific moves. This short, powerful workout is perfect for when you're short on time and want to get the most out of your workout. You'll perform each exercise, one after the other, for one complete circuit for a short, efficient workout.
Total Body with Ball and Resistance Band Kit
This new workout features Gaiam's Balance Ball Resistance Workout Kit--a series of straps that fit around your ball, allowing you to attach resistance tubes. It's pretty cool (and el cheapo). Check out a few things you can do with such a contraption.
This challenging total body workout targets every muscle in your body, including the hips, glutes, thighs, chest, back, shoulders and arms. Each tri-set includes alternating 3 exercises for one muscle group with 3 exercises from a different muscle group (almost making this a double tri-set workout). Repeat each tri-set once for a great workout, or twice if you really want a challenge.
Working Out at Work
It's hard to find time to exercise, but now you don't have that excuse anymore. There are opportunities everywhere if you pay attention.
Lower Body Progression - Exercises for the Lower Body
Learn how to progress in your lower body workouts from your About Exercise Guide
Total Body Strength with Dumbbells - Great for Beginners and Home Exercisers
This Basic Total Body Strength Workout targets the entire body using dumbbells. Great for home exercisers and beginners.
Total Body Strength Dumbbell Circuit - Compound Exercises for a Challenging...
This total body workout uses compound exercises to strengthen every muscle in your body in a fun, fast circuit workout. All you need is some dumbbells and you're ready to go.