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Weightlifting for senior high school football gives me a wish for body building. What’s the most effective way to obtain started?


I delight in you have actually selected up FLEX and asked for guidance– a magazine like ours can help you tremendously. As a matter of fact, I recommend getting your practical as lots of problems as you can. Study them. Devour them. Discover the concepts of weight resistance, biomechanics and muscular tissue growth.

It seems like you’re already aware of the health club through football, so you’re currently gaining experience with resistance workout. For bodybuilding, nevertheless, your objectives are different than they are for the stadium, so you’ll likely require a different training routine.

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weight liftingFor the very first 6 weeks, utilize my “Novice Workout” three times per week on nonconsecutive days. It’s ultrasimple: it covers the entire body, with one exercise for each and every major muscle mass group and 2 sets of 12 associates per bodypart. At this phase, push yourself, yet not to failure. Instead, excellent your form for every workout as well as work with your reps gradually and also deliberately.

After your first six weeks of devoted training, it will be time to get even more significant, utilize even more strength and also add even more exercises as well as sets. Come back to this column following month to discover just what that will entail.

Meanwhile, you are well on your way towards a bodybuilding way of life, as you’ve already made the critical decision to begin. Great luck, we rejoice to have you in the fold. – FLEX


THIGHS | Barbell Squats: 2 sets; 12 reps

HAMSTRINGS | Leg Curls: 2 sets; 12 reps

CHEST | Barbell Bench Presses: 2 sets; 12 reps

BACK | Barbell Rows: 2 sets; 12 reps

SHOULDERS | Seated Barbell Presses: 2 sets; 12 reps

BICEPS | Standing Barbell Curls: 2 sets; 12 reps

TRICEPS | Lying Triceps Extensions: 2 sets; 12 reps

ABS | Decline Bench Crunches: 2 sets; 12 reps

CALVES | Standing Calf Raises: 2 sets; 12 reps

NOTE: Do this exercise 3 times each week on nonconsecutive days.