Hitting the gym everyday of the week, I am always looking for new techniques to get better and stronger results! One day, I was roaming around the Bodybuilding.com website when I came across a back routine by famous actor and former NFL player Terry Crews! Since I am also a fan of his and know that he is also a big fitness fanatic like me, I figured that I should try it out and see what happens. I figured that Terry Crews did not get his muscles from just keeping it light and taking it easy in the gym. So, I gave it a whirl! I must admit that I currently workout my shoulders on my back days, so I kept that true and merely put Terry’s cobra back workout in front of a shorter shoulder workout! The first time I tried this workout, it took me about 2 hours to get through his back workout, so, if you are looking to give it a try, just make sure that you give yourself enough time to try it out. That does not mean that it will take you 2 hours, but it did take me about as I tried to keep the workout in the same order that he did it, tried to maintain the proper form, tried to figure out the best weights to use for each set, and tried to fight the gym crowd. I will admit that this workout kicked my butt the first time I gave it a try, and it will probably give you a run for your money too, but hang in there! Make sure that you focus more on maintaining proper form and technique than trying to slap on maximum weight in an effort to show off. Also, I encourage you to make sure that you look at your diet as well; basically, without getting into what to eat or not to eat before any workouts, just make sure you have enough fuel in your body to get through the workout; the last thing you will want is for your energy levels to drop while your struggle through a new workout.
Again, I encourage you to give this routine a few tries. Thus far, I have seen some solid results and plan to keep this routine in the weekly mix! But, I strongly encourage you to do the following:
- Remember that it starts in the kitchen
- Eat enough to ensure you don’t run out of energy
- Stay hydrated ~ drink water in-between sets and throughout the day
- Allow enough time to get the full routine in
- Stay focused
- Never quit! Hard work pays off!
Check out this routine and let me know what you think about it!