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Team Nutrition Train Approved Workouts

Here is the approved list of workouts created and approved by Team Nutrition Train’s Dustin and Christina.

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CardioandWeights.com is the official blog for Team Nutrition Train 

Beginner

Full Body Workouts: https://cardioandweights.com/2017/01/03/full-body-workouts/ 
Do it at Home Workout: https://cardioandweights.com/2016/10/24/do-it-at-home-workout/

Intermediate:

Workout for Women to Add Muscle:  https://cardioandweights.com/2017/02/17/workout-for-women-to-add-muscle/ 
3 Day Workout Split: https://cardioandweights.com/2016/09/16/3-day-workout/
5 Day Workout Split: https://cardioandweights.com/2016/09/06/sample-workout/

Advanced:

Domination Workout Plan: https://cardioandweights.com/2016/07/26/domination-workout-plan/

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Thank you,
Dustin Holston

Personal Trainer/Sports Nutritionist

Workout for Women to Add Muscle

Are you a woman looking to add muscle? This workout is for you!

This is a 4 day a week workout split, this means that you will lift weights 4 days a week, hitting each body part once.  By reading this article you qualify for free shipping on all 1st Phorm products: 1stphorm.com/nutritiontrain 

Day #1: Chest

Dumbbell Flat Bench Press

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Sets: 5 Reps: 8-12 Increase weight if possible

 

 

 

Bosu Pushups

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Sets: 5 Reps: 8-10 You can put your knees on the ground, or do these leaning against the wall.

Inclined Dumbbell Bench Press

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Sets: 3 Reps: 8-12

Day #2: Back & Biceps

Wide Grip Pulldowns

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Sets: 5 Reps: 8-12

Reverse Close Grip Pulldowns

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Sets: 3 Reps: 8-12

Seated Cable Rows

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Sets: 3 Reps: 8-12

Lower Back Extensions

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Sets: 3 Reps: 10

21’s

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Sets: 3 Reps: 21

 

Day #3: Shoulders & Triceps

Lateral Raises

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Sets: 3 Reps: 8-10

Frontal Raises

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Sets: 3 Reps: 8-10

Shoulder Press

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Sets: 3 Reps 8-12

Rear Delt Rows

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Sets: 3 Reps: 10 

Rope Triceps Extension

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Sets: 5 Reps: 10-12

Dips (Bench Dips, Regular Dips, or Assisted Dips)

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Sets: 3 Reps: 10-12

Day #4: Legs

Note: All Leg Day exercises are supersetted, meaning that you don’t take any breaks and you will do one set of sumo squats and then immediately do a set of lunges, then a set of walls sits,

Sumo Squats

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Sets: 3 Reps: 10-12

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Sets: 3 Reps: 30 Seconds

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Sets: 3 Reps: 10 Steps Forward and Back

Cardio:

You should do 15-20 minutes of cardio per day. I suggest doing elliptical machine because t is easier on your joints.

Post Workout Nutrition:

It is vital post workout to include quality protein isolates and simple carbohydrates to refuel and rebuild your muscles. This is why I suggest the Post Workout Stack from 1st Phorm. It tastes amazing! Order it here with free shipping:  https://1stphorm.com/a/products/post-workout-stack?a_aid=NutritionTrain 

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Christina H. co-owner of CardioandWeights.com

 

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Thanks for reading,

 

Dustin Holston

TeamNutritionTrain.com

Personal Trainer and Sports Nutritionist

Full-body Workouts

Full-Body Workouts

I as a trainer do not prefer full-body workouts. I think that they don’t progress my clients as fast in the strength department and become too routine. Clients who see strength changes week to week see better results in my opinion, however if you want to do a full-body workout, here is my suggestion.

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Team Nutrition Train’s Full-Body Workout (3-5 Times a week)

First 4 weeks

• 30 seconds of mountain climbers x 3

• 30 seconds of wall sits x 3

• 15 body weight squats x 3

• 10 push-ups (girl push-ups if needed) x 3

• 10 bench dips x 3

• 10 biceps curls x 3

• 10 shoulder press x 3

• 10 dumbbell rows x 3

• 10 bench press x 3

  •  30 second sprints after 2 minutes of jogging repeated throughout 20 minutes of jogging

Second  4 Weeks

• 30 seconds of mountain climbers x 3

• 30 seconds of wall sits x 3

• 3 sets of walking lunges

• 10 push-ups (girl push-ups if needed) x 3

• 10 bench dips x 3

• 10 biceps curls x 3

• 10 shoulder press x 3

• 10 dumbbell rows x 3

• 10 bench press x 3

  •  30 second sprints after 2 minutes of jogging repeated throughout 20 minutes of jogging

 

Post Workout:

Your body needs lean protein + simple carbs post workout to repair and grow muscle. Christina and I reach for the Post Workout Stack from 1st Phorm to give us protein, simple carbs, and branch chain amino acids.  Order today with Free Shipping: http://bit.ly/28JVFeR.

 

 

Good luck everyone!

 

Dustin Holston

Personal Trainer/Sports Nutritionist

TeamNutritionTrain.com

How to Succeed and Win in a 30 Day Weight Loss Challenge

How to Succeed and Win in a 30 Day Weight Loss Challenge

So you are joining a 30 day weight loss challenge? I first want to congratulate you for deciding to put your healthy first and concentrating on making a better you. Many people enter these weight loss challenges because they feel that it will keep everyone motivated. However, many of these challenges have people opt-out after the first week. Why? Poorly planned and executed diet and fitness regiment.

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Proper Planning Makes Better Performance:

If your goal is to lose weight in a 30 day challenge, what should you do to properly plan for the challenge.

  1. Have an obtainable goal. Losing 50 pounds in a month isn’t going to happen, nor would it be healthy. If you are under 200 pounds, you should try to lose 1-3 pounds per week. If you are over 200 pounds, you should try to lose 3-5 pounds per week. That would make your total weight loss in the challenge between 4-20 pounds.
  2. How are you going to lose the weight? The weight isn’t going to just lose itself! You need two things to maximize weight loss. A. Meal plan (nutrition plan, or diet). B. Exercise Program.
  3. How many calories should I eat if I want to lose weight? I suggest you calculate your BMR. http://www.bmi-calculator.net/bmr-calculator/  The Basal Metabolic Rate is the amount of calories your body needs (at rest) to maintain current weight. If you eat less than this, you will lose weight (typically).
  4. So you know your BMR, how do I make a meal plan?  Check out my sample meal plans by calories: https://cardioandweights.com/2016/10/24/sample-meal-plans/. You can replace meats and vegetables with other healthy choices.
  5.  You need an exercise plan. Do you belong to a gym? If so check out this sample 3 day a week workout I created:  https://cardioandweights.com/2016/09/16/3-day-workout/ . Need something more advanced? Here is a 5 day workout schedule:  https://cardioandweights.com/2015/09/17/2015-fall-workout-schedule/ If you are unable to go to a gym, here is an at home workout plan: https://cardioandweights.com/2016/10/24/do-it-at-home-workout/

 

What about Supplements?

Supplements can help you achieve greater goals, but they are not miracles. Here are some supplements that I recommend. If you order through link provided, you will receive free shipping!

M-Factor Hero or Goddess Multivitamin: The perfect multivitamin for weight loss and overall health. These capsules provide necessary vitamins, minerals, and herbs to help you succeed. https://1stphorm.com/a/products/multi-vitamins/mens/m-factor?a_aid=NutritionTrain

Level-1 Meal Replacement Protein: Do you work a stressful job or have trouble finding healthy meal choices for breakfast, lunch, and snacks? Level-1 Protein is a delicious shake that provides a quality meal with only 140 calories and 24 grams of protein that keeps you full and keeps your metabolism churning. I drink one with a banana each morning to keep me full, and at only $1.67 per meal, a lot cheaper and healthier than McDonalds. https://1stphorm.com/a/NutritionTrain/5a474429

Bliss Go Pack or Commander Go Pack: The Bliss Go Pack (for women) or Commander Go Pack (for men) are two of the most researched and proven fat burners on the market. What makes them different? 1st Phorm realizes that men and woman are built differently and need different vitamins, minerals, and other products to lose weight. Each are created to be maximally effective for each gender. They also burn fat 24 hours a day with three different products. Commander/Bliss are stimulant fat burners that control appetite and burn fat. Thyro-Drive helps you optimize hormone levels to burn fat faster. Opti-Core helps you sleep better and reduces cortisol. Combined these products will help you lose weight fast. Bliss Go Pack: https://1stphorm.com/a/NutritionTrain/3e6471bc

Commander Go Pack: https://1stphorm.com/a/NutritionTrain/055c8bfd 

Fish Oil: Fish Oil helps keep your heart healthy, reduce inflammation, weight loss, and more. I suggest Full Mega from 1st Phorm for the highest quality of fish oil. https://1stphorm.com/a/products/health-wellness/fish-oil/full-mega?a_aid=NutritionTrain

Other items: Pre Workout (MegaWatt V2), Joint Support, and the Post Workout Stack can also be useful in challenges.

 

Thank you for reading and good luck with your weight loss in your 30 day challenge!

 

Dustin Holston

Personal Trainer and Sports Nutritionist

Teamnutritiontrain.com

 

 

Butt and Leg Workout for Women

Get the butt and legs you want, in just 15 minutes!

HOW TO ACHIEVE THE PERFECT BUTT!

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How to achieve the perfect butt!

I’m sure almost everyone has watched Miley Cyrus twerk, or Nicki Minaj’s Anaconda video. Maybe you have seen the video for “Motherload” from Mastodon (a personal favorite)? Asses are in more than ever, but what makes up this wonderful muscle, and how do we perfect it?

What is in your butt?

Your butt is made up of three major muscles:

1. The Gluteus Maximus: One of the larges and strongest muscles in your body.

2. The Gluteus Minimus: A smaller muscle that sits on and near the hip.

3. The Glutueus Medius: Medium muscle found lying near the pelvis.

How do you get a nice gluteus?

What people need to understand, like other parts of your body, your glutes are muscles. They respond to weight training similar to all other muscle groups. This muscle group also likes to hold fat deposits over the muscle. If you have a flat booty, you can still make it more round by concentrating on weight training. If you have a booty that is too big, concentrate on training, cardio, and diet to help slim it down. Genetics are only part of the equation.

The Best Booty WORKout… ever

A lot of the females I trained were asking about a good butt/leg exercise to do once a week.

BOOTY WORKout Exercise Routine:

5 sets of Sumo Squats (10 reps) supersetted with 5 sets of 30 second wall sits.

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Tip: Keep your back straight and lower the kettle-bell until it is floor level. Use appropriate weight, and don’t be afraid to go a little heavy on the squats.

Race Track Lunges: Race Track Lunges are an exercise I invented a few years back for my wife. Take two weights of equal size and perform a standard lunge. But instead of walking straight ahead, you make a slight angle as if you are running around a race track. Perform 5 slow sets. Once you complete the first set, complete the second set in the opposite direction.  Try to increase the weight each week.

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Diet/Cardio: 

Diet is increasingly important if you are looking for a firm and lifted booty. Squat variations and lunges will help build muscle, but to get rid of the fat that covers the muscles you will have to work on your diet and cardio.

A combination of Bliss Go Pack (fat burner) with Level-1 Protein (meal replacement, replace unhealthy meals with a tasty shake)Level-1 Protein (meal replacement, replace unhealthy meals with a tasty shake) will help you burn fat and tone!

 

 

 

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DUSTIN HOLSTON
CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER/NUTRITIONIST
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Intermediate 5 Day Workout Split

15-20 minutes of cardio daily.

Preferably 30 seconds of sprints followed by 4.5 minutes of jog/walk (repeat).

Day 1- Arms

Biceps:

4 sets of alternating Hammer Curls (8-12)

3 sets of preachers (machines or regular), squeeze for 3 seconds every 3rd rep (8-12)

3 sets of inclined bicep curls (slow, squeeze at top) (8-12)

Triceps:

4 sets of triceps rope extensions (8-12 reps)

3 sets of dips (8-12)

3 sets of  overhead extensions (8-12)

Day 2- Legs

5 sets of leg extensions (8-12)

5 sets of leg curls (8-12)

3 sets of squats (skip if needed) (8-12)

3 sets of leg press (8-12)

5 sets of calves (8-12)

Day 3- Back + Shoulders

4 sets of pull downs (8-12)

3 sets of close grip pull downs (8-12)

3 sets of lawn mowers or bent over barbell rows (8-12)

3 sets of seated cable rows or 3 sets of t bar row (8-12)

3 sets of shoulder press (8-12)

3 sets of lateral raises (8-12)

3 sets of frontal raises or 3 sets of steering wheels (8-12)

3 sets of rear delts (8-12)

Day 4 Bench

5 sets of flat bench: 15, 12, 10, 8, 6 (increasing weight each set)

3 sets of inclined bench (8-12)

3 sets of flies variety

Day 5- Pump Day*

5 sets of shrugs (20 reps)

5 sets of close grip bench (20 reps)

5 sets of pull downs (20 reps)

5 sets of leg extensions (20 reps)