Weight Training Exercises

Weight Training Exercises for Athletes

As an athlete you need to have a physically fit body for optimal performance in your sporting activities. Weight training exercises will help you get a physically fit body while getting power, speed, size and durability.

Deadlift

This is an exercise that is sure to eliminate all the useless fats in your body. Just make sure that you start doing the required 10 reps and master it before you start doing more.

Barbell Bench Press

This exercise will push you to the limit. It’s an exercise that will require you to your arms, chest, and shoulders on a consistent manner. And the more you use your arms, chest and shoulders the more calories you can burn.

Barbell Lunge

One of the best ways to get rid of your body fats is to push yourself to the limit. Barbell lunge is a good form of exercise that will push your body to the limit. Do 12-15 lunges for each of your leg and try pushing your quadriceps, hamstrings and glutes beyond their limitations. It might hurt a lot but doing this exercise will definitely boost your metabolism rate to another level.

Bent Over Rows

Rowing is effective for burning all the fats in your body since it requires you to use all the muscles in your body.

Sit-Ups

This is a simple exercise that will keep your heart rate going while burning your body fats at the same time.

Bastards

Bastards as it name suggests is a brutal form of exercise that leave your body completely exhausted while you are in the gym. It may exhaust you every time you do it but its body fat burning ability is undeniable. You are sure to burn fats from all over your body since it requires you to use your legs, shoulders, abs, arms, and chest all at the same time.

Barbell Squats

This exercise will require you to use a lot of your energy and a lot of muscle groups just to pull it off. This is also far effective in burning calories than its counterpart, leg press.

Clean and Press

This is an exercise that optimizes your hormone levels to get rid of the body fats.

Push ups

This simple exercise will only require focus and determination to pull it off. It all depends on how far are you willing to use your arms, shoulders, chest and lats at the same time. It’s a good form exercise which requires you to use multiple muscle groups to burn calories.

Barbell Roll Outs

This is an intense and brutal exercise that is sure to keep your body fats melting.

Barbell Bulgarian Split Squat

This is a good exercise for stabilizing your muscles in your lower body and for burning fats. In fact, it’s one of the fastest way to burn fats in your lower body.