PUBLISHED: 21:04, Tue, Aug 11, 2020 | UPDATED: 21:04, Tue, Aug 11, 2020
For those without their own set of weights at home, the lockdown will no doubt have left gym-goers feeling frustrated. But now that gyms have started to reopen around the country with new social distancing and cleaning measures in place, it’s time to make the most of it. So what are the best exercises you can do to maximise your weights session?
While having a spotter might be out of the question unless you’ve got someone from your household with you, the power rack gives you the chance to lift without breaking social distancing rules.
Bodybuilding champion and Grenade ambassador, Nathan Williams has revealed his ultimate full body rack workout to get you started.
The personal trainer specialises in body transformations and knows how to get results fast.
So if you’ve lost your fitness mojo during the lockdown, his workout plan will get you back on track.
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Nathan has created a full body workout routine (Image: Getty/Grenade)
The first move is a barbell back squat (Image: Grenade)
The gruelling routine will put you through your paces with just four simple moves that work every muscle.
It includes squats, rows and even lunges to push you to your limits - and Nathan has put together an exclusive video to show you how it’s done.Barbell Back Squat
First, Nathan starts with a barbell back squat designed to strengthen the quads.
As well as targeting other parts of the lower body, such as the glutes and hamstrings, barbell squats also increase core strength and contribute towards fat loss - so they are well worth adding into your gym routine.
Nathan recommends 10-12 reps per set, with three