A more advanced follow up program for graduates of Bootyful Beginnings. The most significant difference vs. Bootyful Beginnings is that the rep. Hi Ladies, I started Bret Contreras’ bootyful beginnings program after being recommended a few times on here. As I’m sure quite a few of you. A collection of workouts created by Samantha R. in Workout Trainer for the iPad, iPhone, and Android.

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You can swap an exercise for a different exercise and there’s a great list in the exercise index.

Originally Posted by BrotherWolf. I feel it a lot with the hyperextensions too but I beginninge that’s expected. Submit a new text post. Here are some hints to make your stay enjoyable: Especially as I’m working glutes at least 3 x a week. I found it worked well for me. I think the supersets and short rests are mostly to maintain activation and add a bit of calorie burn to the workout. They are mainly to save time and keep your heart rate going.

The truth is I should have listened to my original personal trainer and never given up barbell bridges and step ups when I switched to SL 5×5, but I was woo’d by the simplicity. Online Training and Nutrition Coach www. I ran Strong Curves for a couple months and my gym is horrible for supersetting except in rare cases.

I don’t actually have the book, I’ve just been following the program. It totally beginnimgs sense why it would work though.

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Thanks for all of the feedback guys. Remember weight loss is not always the motivation for brginnings, and is not always the right answer. Many of the exercises in Bootyful Beginnings are exercises that seem silly to do at body-weight, like box squats, glute bridges, and single leg romanian deadlifts. Strong Curves focuses on all the bits of your butts, which should be helpful! Ok hold up I’m on my 4th week of StrongLifts, what was wrong with your form?? I assume it’s fine for me to just do the bodyweight stuff, then switch the weighted exercises, or vice versa?


This could work but I’d still be moving from one part of the gym to the other and it’s likely whatever equipment I’m using will be taken by the time I get round to my 2nd set of the first exercise. I’ve found that doing the upper body exercises together and then the lower body exercises together work better beginningx me as it means I’m not doing one half of the superset and having t move elsewhere to do the other half.

I actually did the exercises in order as written, but I bfginnings them as straight sets.

I’ve noticed a few discussions on the forum regarding glute activation so I’ll definitely take a look through until I’ve ordered and received the book. Will I be hurting myself bootyufl messing up the program by including weights for these exercises?

I’ve never heard of doing that before. Have a question or suggestion about possible changes to the subreddit?

But I’ll be honest I barely have any idea what I am doing so listen to everyone else’s advice. They may come in any form. I also will use a resistance band around my knees at times for RDLs, hip thrusts and squats since pressing out with my knees helps me feel it. If you do the supersets, he recommends resting min between paired exercises. You may need to play with foot positioning as well during the workout.


I’m not sure if you read the book begunnings just downloaded the PDF, Strong Curves is essentially a template. I know that alternating sets is similar to supersets but don’t really know too much about alternating.

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I have always done well by supersetting upper body movements the way you plan to–a push with a pull. I’ve bootyfil done them in the order suggested in the book. Anyone can look up the workouts online and do them, but the book goes into great detail about quality over quantity i. I’m just wondering if it is going to harm my progress by changing which exercises I super set? But you never know until you try it, the way you suggested might work for you just fine.

One month of bootyful beginnings progress

Is it just the fact that they allow for a more intense workout? If you read in the book, Bret has some glute activation work that he strongly suggests doing to “wake up” the glutes beginjings get them more in the workout. Alternating sets would save some time too and might actually improve your strength.

I wasn’t strong enough to be squatting the weights I was squatting and I just kept ignoring all the signs. I’d like to receive news and offers via e-mail. Did you still see considerable progress when performing them as straight sets?