Lean out with this body weight workout

I dwell on things and I dwell hard. Last week I started to get caught up on the idea of creating a workout that focuses entirely on eccentric muscle contractions, or the part of an exercise that lengthens a muscle. This motion can actually cause greater muscle breakdown and can lead to greater gains. Read: get lean quicker.

It’s crazy what a little tweaking to one movement can do. Try this workout at home, but focus on the rhythm of the exercises, rather than just cranking them out. Do this series three times. If you’re craving cardio, just toss in two minutes of jumping rope at the end of each series.

Eccentric 2

 

Squat:

Lunge:

Push-up:

Triceps push-up:

Body weight triceps dips:

Let us know!

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About Jeana Anderson Cohen

Jeana Anderson Cohen is the founder and CEO of asweatlife.com a premiere wellness media destination that creates content and community to help womxn live better lives and achieve their goals. Before founding health-focused companies Jeana earned a degree in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison - and fresh out of college she worked on the '08 Obama campaign in Michigan. From there, she created and executed social media strategies for brands. aSweatLife fuses her experience in building community and her passion for wellness. You can find Jeana leading the team at aSweatLife, trying to join a book club, and walking her dog Maverick.

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