3 Month Deck of Cards Workout Routine
The 3 month deck of cards workout routine is an easy to follow guide using only a deck of cards. The deck will guide you in how many reps to do and the variety of the routine helps to spice up your workouts. If you are looking for the full plan for developing a rock-hard body, I highly recommend you review my 3 principles in my article: 3 Simple Truths To Developing A Rock-Hard Body.
Deck of Cards Workout Description
This deck of cards workout routine uses sets of 2 whole body exercises on subsequent months. Each month you will switch up your exercises but follow the same patter with the deck of cards. The first month you will use the core two: Hindu Pushup and Hindu Squat. Make sure the deck is fully shuffled. Draw one card and place it on the ground. If the color is red you will do a Hindu Pushup. Do as many reps as is on the card. For example, say you drew a seven of diamonds. You would then do 7 reps of the Hindu Pushup.
If you draw a black card, do a Hindu Squat and do as many reps is as on the card. You continue in the way until the entire deck is used up. For face cards like the Queen of Clubs, for example, these count as 10 reps.
Deck of Cards Routine Schedule
For each of the 3 months you will do the routine 3 X per week: Mon/Wed/Fri or Tues/Thurs/Sat. Make sure you have a day of rest between each session. This first month you will be using the Hindu Pushup and Hindu Squat. Once you reach the second month, you will change up, and for ever red card you draw you will do Spider Pushup reps and for every black card you draw you do reps of Crazy Lunge. Continue to use these exercises throughout the month. Once you reach the third month, on the red cards you will do a Horse Pushup and on the black cards you will the Bear Squat.
Red Cards: Hindu Pushup
Black Cards: Hindu Squat
Red Cards: Spider Pushup
Black Cards: Crazy Lunge
Red Cards: Horse Pushup
Black Cards: Bear Squat
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Playing Card Workout Tips
1. Make sure you do not stop at all throughout the routine. The cards and the reps should be flowing. Even if you get several of one color in a row keep pushing through it. It should take about 20 minutes or so to get through the entire deck which is a perfect timeframe to give you an extreme workout.