What is AMRAP, exactly, and what makes it a worthy addition to your fitness regimen? AMRAP, which stands for "as many reps as possible" workouts might be a great option if you're looking to try something new.
In an AMRAP workout, its focused on rounds, you might select four to six exercises, a specific number of reps for each move, and a set amount of time (think: five to 20 minutes). Then, you'll complete as many rounds of those exercises as you can within that time frame. The goal is to make sure you're continuing to move through each exercise - with your body weight or you can add weights for more of a challenge. You can focus on cardio, strength training, mobility, or a combo of the above. You can also dial the difficulty up or down depending on which exercises you select and the amount of time you perform them for.
So what are the benefits?
Builds muscular endurance
Elevates your heart rate
You can work at your own pace and intensity
Super-efficient: most out of your workout in the least amount of time as possible
Ready to get started? Here are some amazing workouts curated from Shape that will help build stamina and put your muscles to the test with these workout routines. Whether you're in need of a quick-hitting warm-up or a full-body training session you can do at home, you've got options.
If you’re looking for a workout routine that’s more interactive? Try Nike Training Club on Netflix, they have amazing AMRAP workouts that you can follow at our own pace for 20 mins! Trust us, you will be drenched at the end of each workout!
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