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    Hi, currently im cutting fat and wanted to start using some barbell complexes, where can i throw them into my workout and what exercises, thanks

    My workout now

    Monday
    flat bench
    barbell row
    military
    dips

    Wednesday
    squats
    step ups
    leg press
    leg curls

    Friday
    incline bench
    pull ups
    lateral raise
    bb curls

    Thak you

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    Not when the information is one click away.

    http://www.wannabebig.com/training/c...-for-fat-loss/

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    Hartzell -

    Are you able to train on days other than M/W/F or looking to add them in conjunction with one of your current workouts?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Mutaffis View Post
    Hartzell -

    Are you able to train on days other than M/W/F or looking to add them in conjunction with one of your current workouts?
    Yes I can workout any day, or add them to current routine, thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hartzell84 View Post
    Yes I can workout any day, or add them to current routine, thank you
    What I would recommend if you are using them to increase general conditioning is to add them at the end of your workout as a "finisher" utilizing movements that align with the body parts that you trained on that day.

    If you are going to be using them for fat loss purposes or would like to increase your training frequency then I would perform complexes on 2-3 of your 'rest' days utilizing total body movements (full clean, snatch, clean and press, rows, bear complex, etc.).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Mutaffis View Post
    What I would recommend if you are using them to increase general conditioning is to add them at the end of your workout as a "finisher" utilizing movements that align with the body parts that you trained on that day.

    If you are going to be using them for fat loss purposes or would like to increase your training frequency then I would perform complexes on 2-3 of your 'rest' days utilizing total body movements (full clean, snatch, clean and press, rows, bear complex, etc.).
    Yea I wanna use them for fat loss,so I should use them on Tuesday and Thursday? Which would b my restdays

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hartzell84 View Post
    Yea I wanna use them for fat loss,so I should use them on Tuesday and Thursday? Which would b my restdays
    Yes, I would perform complexes or circuits on your off days as interval training to increase your metabolism.

    A typical workout might look something like this:

    Warmup:
    5-10 minutes steady state cardio (walking, elliptical, etc.)

    Complex:
    * One Arm DB Snatch (10 reps each arm)
    * Barbell Hang Clean (15-25 reps)
    * Bench or Box Jumps (20-25 reps)

    Perform 5 rounds of the complex with 2 minutes rest between complexes (no rest between exercises).
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