Issuu on Google+

Body Weight 500 Workout 12 Exercises By: Craig Ballantyne, CSCS, MS Turbulence Training

There are 12 exercises in the Turbulence Training Bodyweight 500 Workout. You'll do each from 25 to 50 reps before moving to the next exercise in the series. You can take a rest within an exercise, but don't move to the next exercise until you have completed all of the reps for that exercise. For example, when it calls for 50 pushups, you could do 25 pushups, rest, then another 15 pushups, rest, and then finish with 10 more pushups. Then you'd move to the 25 jumps. Let's take a look at each exercise and the form for all movements. First up, you start with 50 Prisoner Squats. In this exercise, place your hands behind your head, squeeze your shoulder blades together, keep your chest up, and do regular bodyweight squats. To squat, push your hips back first, then bend your knees and squat until your thighs are parallel to the floor. Squeeze your glutes, and push yourself back up to the start position. The second exercise is the classic pushup for 50 reps. Place your hands slightly wider than shoulder width apart on the floor, squeeze your abs and keep your body in a straight line from head to feet. Lower your chest to the ground, keeping your body in a straight line, and then press up to the start position. Twenty-five jumps are next. Start with your feet shoulder-width apart, quickly drop your hips and then jump up. Land softly and bend your knees to absorb the impact, then explode up into another jump as quickly as possible. Repeat for all 25 jumps. Next, move to Stability Ball Leg Curls for 25 repetitions. Lie on your back and place your feet on top of a ball. Squeeze your butt and bridge your hips up so your body is in a straight line from heels to shoulders. Bend your knees, contract your hamstrings, and curl the ball toward your butt while keep your butt up in the air. Return to the start position and do that 24 more times. Keep the ball handy, and get ready for 50 Stability Ball Jackknifes. Place your elbows on a bench and the laces of your shoes on the ball. Your body will be suspended in a straight line between the ball and the bench. Squeeze your abs and keep your body in a straight line as you tuck your knees into your chest by bringing the ball forward. Use the bench for the next exercise as well, where you'll do 50 step-ups (25 for each leg).


Place one foot on the bench, and use that leg to pull you up to the standing position. Step back down, return the foot to the floor, and then repeat. Do all reps for one side and then switch. Time for some upper body exercises. This time, you'll do 25 pullups. Grab the bar with an overhand grip and hands slightly wider than shoulder-width apart. Pull your chest up to the bar with each rep. This is one exercise where almost everyone will have to split up the 25 reps into smaller chunks. Do whatever you can, but there's no doubt your workout will slow down here. Then move into forward lunges for 50 reps, doing 25 for each side. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, and step forward (with a slightly exaggerated step), place your foot on the ground, bend the knee and drop your hips straight down. Push through the lead leg to return to the start position. Do all reps for one side and then switch. Next up is 50 Close-grip Pushups. These are the same as regular pushups, but with your hands placed only shoulder-width apart, no wider. Keep your elbows tucked into your sides to emphasize your triceps. Move back to the bar to do 50 Inverted Rows. Set the bar at hip height in a squat rack or smith machine, lie on the ground underneath it, and grab the bar 3 inches wider than shoulder-width apart. Keep your body in a straight line and row your chest to the bar while supporting your weight on your heels. Squeeze your shoulder blades together at the top of the movement. Now its back to 50 bodyweight squats, regular style, with your hands in front of you or at your sides. Then finish off with 25 chinups. Grab the bar with a shoulder-width, underhand grip and pull your chest up to the bar. After 24 more reps, you are done. Congratulations, you've completed the Bodyweight 500 workout!

About the Author Craig Ballantyne is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and writes for Men's Health, Men's Fitness, Maximum Fitness, Muscle and Fitness Hers, and Oxygen magazines. His trademarked Turbulence Training fat loss workouts have been featured multiple times in Men’s Fitness and Maximum Fitness magazines, and have helped thousands of men and women around the world lose fat, gain muscle, and get lean in less than 45 minutes three times per week. For more information on the Turbulence Training workouts that will help you burn fat without long, slow cardio sessions or fancy equipment, visit Turbulence Training


Boost Your Fat Burning Program Immediately with the Research-Proven, Time-Tested Turbulence Training Workouts You can download the program within minutes and get started today with a better way to workout for fat loss. No more slow boring cardio, no more long trips to the gym. Check out the this jam-packed, downloadable Turbulence Training package: • •

A 76-page e-book crammed with beginner through advanced workouts, giving you up to 26 weeks worth of fat-blasting workouts - VALUE of over $397 An exclusive one hour MP3 audio going over every detail of the Turbulence Training workouts and fat loss philosophy - VALUE $165

When I write montly workouts for clients, each 4-week program costs $100. But in the Turbulence Training E-book, you get access to four Advanced Fat Loss Workouts, and three introductory workouts that progress you from Beginner to Advanced. That 26 week package would easily be worth more than $397 if you were a private client of mine. Plus, if you trained with me one-on-one, you would have to schedule your appointment 3months in advance (my training schedule is booked solid~) at $150 per session. And if you had questions about Turbulence Training (like the ones I answer in the one hour MP3 audio program), an hour phone consultation would cost you $165. But instead, you get this in-depth audio interrogation for FREE as part of the Turbulence Training package. •

Total Value of the Package is over $550. But you'll pay only $39.95. BUT WAIT, THERE’S EVEN MORE!

1) Turbulence Training Fat Loss Nutrition Guidelines, by Dr. Chris Mohr, Ph.D. (Retail Value = $24.99) You need to eat right to lose fat, and this nutrition guideline shows men and women exactly which foods to choose, how often to eat, how much protein to get, and a shocking list of foods you MUST avoid to lose fat and improve your health. Dr. Chris Mohr, Ph.D., R.D., is one of the most respected Registered Dieticians in America, appearing on the Montel Williams Show, writing for Men's Health, Weight Watchers, and Prevention magazines. 2) Turbulence Training DB-BW Fustion Fat Loss 8Program = $24.99) a dumbbell exercise and a bodyweight exercise, you'll be these Turbulence Training workouts even faster than ever wait till you try these workouts. You'll be blown away by effectiveness of the dumbbell-bodyweight superset So fast, so simple, yet so efficient at burning fat.

Week (Retail Value By combining able to do before. Just the combinations.


3) Turbulence Training for Women 4-Week Program (Retail Value = $29.99) With both beginner and advanced versions, this program serves as a great add-on to the regular Turbulence Training program that hundreds of women have already used to lose fat and sculpt their bodies. All of these workouts can be done at home with a bench, a ball, dumbbells, and your own bodyweight. 4) Turbulence Training for Muscle 8-Week Program (Retail Value = $24.99) Burn fat, then build the muscle. Don't get caught without having a beach body. Once you lose all the fat you need, switch to this advanced muscle-building program to get the biceps, chest, and calves that will give you a "stand-out in the crowd" physique. 5) Turbulence Training Original 4-Week Bodyweight Program (Retail Value = $19.99) Sculpt your body without the need for any fancy equipment or even a set of dumbbells. This 4-week program contains beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels so that no matter what your fitness level, you can get a complete Turbulence Training work anytime, anyplace. Take this one when you travel for work or holidays, and you won't come home with any extra "baggage". 6) Turbulence Training 30-Days to Advanced Fat Loss Program (Retail Value = $19.99) Just what the title says. I designed this program for a personal trainer that I was training (Yep, I'm considered a trainer to the trainers) and we needed to get maximum results in only 30 days. By choosing the exercises that gave him the most results in the least amount of time, he was able to impress his clients (and get more clients) thanks to his TT fat loss. 7) Turbulence Training Advanced Fusion Fat Loss 4-Week Program (Retail Value = $24.99) The most challenging TT workout to date. This 4-week program combines advanced athletic moves with dumbbell exercises AND bodyweight exercises into one of the most intense bodysculpting workouts I've ever designed. Once you are finished with all of the Turbulence Training workouts, use this workout to build the body of your dreams in as little time as possible.


Body Weight 500 Workout 12 exercises