If you’re a beginner to weight training, incorporating pin loaded machines into your workouts is a great option to start building your strength. Not only are the movements on pin loaded weight machines easy to master, but their guided path of resistance will support your muscles and reduce your chance of injury. It’s a safe and effective option if you’re a beginner and will significantly improve your strength over time if you stick with it!
If you’re a complete beginner to weight training – start with a light weight and slowly increase your weight over time. It’s a huge motivator to notice those increases in pin placements as you build strength!
Not sure where to start?
Start working those muscles with this beginner weight training workout! Superset these pairs for an opposing muscle strength workout.
Perform 10-12 reps of exercise A, followed immediately by 10-12 reps of exercise B. Repeat the superset 3-4 times before moving on to the next pair of exercises.
1A. Leg extension 1B. Lying leg curl
2A. Chest Press 2B. Low row
3A. Lat Pulldown 3B. Shoulder Press
National Fitness Manager, Anytime Fitness – Kate Allott
With a career spanning 10 years as a dancer, Kate has always been fascinated by human body movement. This active background launched her into a new career in personal training, before moving into the position of National Fitness Manager at Anytime Fitness Australia. Kate’s holistic view of health and fitness is driven by her passion to educate Australians about the link between physical fitness and mental health. For Kate, it’s all about wellness, movement, and doing what you love.
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