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Shawn's Fitness Fundamentals - Weights

About this Lesson

  • Type: Video Tutorial
  • Length: 19:46
  • Media: Video/mp4
  • Use: Watch Online & Download
  • Access Period: Unrestricted
  • Download: MP4 (iPod compatible)
  • Size: 93 MB
  • Posted: 04/05/2007

Shawn is an NASM certified fitness specialist, which basically means he knows what he's doing. So, thankfully for us, he has designed a wonderful beginner's workout series. This series is designed for anyone who has access to a basic gym or exercise setup, and wishes to embark on a good, well-rounded exercise program.

In this lesson, with the help of his lovely assistant Jesse, Shawn takes us through a basic full-body weightlifting routine using dumbbells. This routine is designed to be completed in 30 to 45 minutes and covers 7 exercises, including chest press, single arm rows, shoulder press, bicep curls, tricep extensions, and squats.

As with any new major physical activity, please consult your doctor before beginning this exercise program.

So drop that Big Mac, turn off CSI, close that laptop (well, not yet), and get ready to sweat.

About this Author

Shawn Bostad
Shawn Bostad
3 lessons
Joined:
04/04/2007

My love for the triathlon and fitness in general is the main reason I decided to obtain my National Academy of Sports Medicine Training Certificate, as well as my Performance Enhancement Specialist Specialization. My goal is to inspire you to do the kind of training you need to do to meet your personal fitness goals.

My philosophy lies within building a strong foundation. As with anything you do life, you must first master the basics and refine those skills so that you can progress to different and more challenging goals. My approach to training is intended to be fun, but it is also intended to produce results. If we're not producing results, then we're not collectively giving 100%. With...

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Recent Reviews

Jason_reneau_pic2_homepage
Great beginning weights workout from excellent ...
05/01/2007
~ Jason

For those of you who'd like some professional instruction on a basic weight training routine, but either aren't in a position or aren't ready to work with a high dollar personal trainer, this video's for you. In this lesson, Shawn walks through a six exercise full-body basic workout from chest press to bicep curls to squats. The best part is that Shawn really concentrates on correct form and the details of how to perform each exercise. Finally, Shawn has an actual student in the video who is asking good questions that we all may be wanting to ask. The quality of the video is good not great. The downloaded version is better than the flash playback on the site. My only other complaint is that it feels slightly long at just under 20 minutes. But that being said, its full of great information. Great lesson Shawn!

Jason_reneau_pic2_homepage
Great beginning weights workout from excellent ...
05/01/2007
~ Jason

For those of you who'd like some professional instruction on a basic weight training routine, but either aren't in a position or aren't ready to work with a high dollar personal trainer, this video's for you. In this lesson, Shawn walks through a six exercise full-body basic workout from chest press to bicep curls to squats. The best part is that Shawn really concentrates on correct form and the details of how to perform each exercise. Finally, Shawn has an actual student in the video who is asking good questions that we all may be wanting to ask. The quality of the video is good not great. The downloaded version is better than the flash playback on the site. My only other complaint is that it feels slightly long at just under 20 minutes. But that being said, its full of great information. Great lesson Shawn!

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