A more advanced follow up program for graduates of Bootyful Beginnings. The most significant difference vs. Bootyful Beginnings is that the rep. Hi Ladies, I started Bret Contreras’ bootyful beginnings program after being recommended a few times on here. As I’m sure quite a few of you. A collection of workouts created by Samantha R. in Workout Trainer for the iPad, iPhone, and Android.

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They are mainly to save time and keep your heart rate going.

The workouts from what I recall were relatively short when supersetting as written I want to say 45 mins hootyful so and straight setting them bumped them out to about 55 minutes for me. September – A Castle Yep, bootyful beginnings and the Bodyweight one.

Thank you for this in depth response, I very much appreciate it and I’ll keep your point re: All of that is consistently improving even after just two weeks.

I would rest a minute between supersets, i. I don’t see a big drop in strength like I do if I try to superset. You may need to play with foot positioning as well during the workout. One other thing I’ve noticed is that after my bootyvul, I’m feeling it most in my lower back and I don’t know if this is to do with my form. My body prefers straight sets as the norm since I’m able to rest longer between sets. September – A Castle MeandYou: I think the point is to start the workout with the most important thing in this program, glutes.

Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Yep, bootyful beginnings and the Bodyweight one.

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Log in or sign up in seconds. The first exercise is always one that helps “activate your glutes” and I do feel like it helps do the rest of the routine correctly using primarily glutes beginmings of legs Strong Curves is a very customizable program, so I wouldn’t worry too much!


This is why you should get the book. I also will use bginnings resistance band around my knees at times for RDLs, hip thrusts and squats since pressing out with my knees helps me feel it. This could work biotyful I’d still be moving from one part of the gym to the other and it’s likely whatever equipment I’m using will be taken by the time I get round to my 2nd set of the first exercise. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities.

If I’m able to add weights as asked above it doesn’t make sense for me to do box squats immediately followed by bench presses as I’d be switching between stations and don’t want to be that person hogging both the bench and the squat rack. You can’t help the hopeless. I believe that the first four weeks have so many “silly” bodyweight exercises so that you can teach your body the proper form, since it’s a little counter intuitive for most people. Do you suggest doing this before every glute workout BrotherWolf?

Nothing in glutes and they were on fire whilst completing the reps. Is it just the fact that they allow for a more intense workout? I decided to switch to Strong Curves in hopes the focus on lower body will help improve my squat form, and I’m starting from the beginning to ease my way back into strength training. I wasn’t strong enough to be squatting the weights I was squatting and I just kept nootyful all the signs.

The truth is I should have listened to my original personal trainer and never given up barbell bridges and step ups when I switched to SL 5×5, but I was woo’d by the simplicity.

I’ve found that doing the upper body exercises together and then the lower body exercises together work better for me as it means I’m not doing one half of the superset and having t move elsewhere to do the other half. Want to add to the discussion? I figured if I just kept squatting it would bootyfuul itself out and I was plain wrong. Tweaks will need to happen sometimes. I actually did the exercises in order as written, but I did them as straight sets. But sure, you can do the hip thrusts in bodyweight area to start with, why not.


Lots of you tube videos to demonstrate. Can I do these out of order? Online Training and Nutrition Coach www.

I know DOMS aren’t everything and don’t indicate progress, but it would just be nice to begininngs something in my glutes a few days after a workout. Most important is that you keep training.

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If you’ve accomplished this goal, and you’re feeling those exercises primarily in your glutes, not your legs, then totally go ahead and add weights! In the Strong Curves book he says that it isn’t always possible or realistic to superset in crowded gyms so performing straight sets with rests in between is fine. You can find the programs online for free in PDF.

Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Perhaps from bootjful of sitting at a computer, although my legs were fairly strong parts of my glutes esp. It totally makes sense why it would work though. I’m dying to see some progress in my legs and don’t want to hinder it by messing with the program. Booty-ful Beginnings Super Sets. I think the supersets and short rests bootjful mostly to maintain activation and add a bit of calorie burn to the workout.

Worked hard and can feel it in upper bod and quads.