Are you familiar with T.U.T.?
It stands for Time Under Tension… Meaning the amount of time your muscles spend under tension.
For example, if you were to do 60-seconds of pushups none stop… You would be spending 60-seconds un tension. Makes sense, right?
T.U.T. is one of the best training techniques when it comes to increasing the intensity of your workouts and stimulating LEAN muscle. And today, I’ve got a great workout for you that involves doing 60-seconds of work with the goal of staying under tension for as long as possible.
And remember, focus on great form throughout. Which means if you need to break during the 60-seconds, do so. Just do your best to stay under tension for as long as possible, even if that means holding a position.
For example, one the pushup, stay in the top position to rest instead of releasing the tension.
Let’s get to the workout…
You will be doing 60-seconds on each exercise followed by a 60-second rest. This 60-second rest period allows you to really push yourself during the working sets because you know you have a long rest coming. So work hard in this one!
Goblet Squats: 60-seconds
Pull-Ups or Bodyweight Rows: 60-seconds
Dumbbell Squat Thrusters: 60-seconds
Rest 60-seconds and move back to the top…
Your goal is to complete 3 full rounds of this workout for a total of 24-minutes!
That may not seem like a lot of time, but trust me, this gets very challenging toward the middle of the workout. Remember…
The more time you spend under tension, the better. So…
For pushups, try to stay in the pushup position the entire time…
For Goblet Squats, try to keep squatting for the entire 60-seconds…
For pull-ups or bodyweight rows, make it a goal to complete as many good reps as you possible can…
For dumbbell squat thrusters, just keep moving and try not to put down the weight!
It’s time to get after it!
Be sure to let us know how it goes!
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Dumbbell Squat Thrusters