Body Pump originally started in New Zealand by Les Mills in 1991. It is essentially a barbell workout using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition. BodyPump workouts are either 55, 45 or 30 minute workouts. The idea is to tone and shape your body, without building bulky muscle.
The key science
By full body, we mean exercises that require you to use many muscles and joints at the same time. We think the following five fit this bill and should give you
Where are your Deltoids? Your deltoids are in your shoulders and are actually the largest muscle there. Their job is to enable you to move your arm and shoulder
If you want to increase your strength, one of the best options is a multigym. Many people choose a cardio machine first when looking to workout at home, but there are compelling reasons for buying a multigym.
Strength work has been underrated by many people, including most women, who are often worried about getting too muscular. However, we have noticed a large change, firstly the chances of a woman getting overly muscular are remote – the reason men are able to build muscle is because of the amount of testosterone in their bodies. Women, whose testosterone levels are twenty times lower than men, therefore find it very hard to add much muscle.
However, when you train on a system such as a multigym, you can dramatically boost your metabolism – this is the speed at which you burn calories. If your metabolism runs faster, you burn more calories, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
A multigym is a great option for home workouts, because it gives you the ability to perform a wide range
Many people complain that no matter how hard they work their shoulders, they never seem to grow. The problem most people face is that they are actually doing