Here’s an infographic on exercise selection! In previous infographics, I talked about different sections within a workout/how to “format” a routine. As well as how to apply #progressiveoverload.
Within this post I specifically talk about #exerciseselection.
Allow me to elaborate on the points mentioned below.
1. For your main lifts, you want to think of main #compoundmovements.
The lifts selected for strength can be trained heavy and are conducive to strength. Hypertrophy are also main compound movements, however, they are more focused and #exercises
that really target a certain muscle group. Power exercises mainly include #Olympiclifts
and plyometrics as they require a ton of explosiveness.
are meant to build up a mainlift, #musclegroup,
that work for you!
3. Next up, we have weak point exercises. As examples, these could include exercises to work on getting out of the whole with squats, lockout strength, or feeling a heavier weight.
4. Next we have exercises that are specific to your goals. These are things that are typically small parts of training for your #goal,
thus they are lower on the priority list. This could be explosiveness training for strength, sloweccentrics for hypertrophy, or specific #plyometric
variations for power.
5. A finisher movement typically involves the final touches with your training. This could be some volume for strength training, burnout training for hypertrophy, or body weight plyometrics for a ton of explosiveness.