How to Do Superset Workout Routines

Step-by-step Instructions

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Step 1

Pick two exercises that you want to perform, typically they involve antagonistic muscle groups, meaning opposite (it doesn't have to be though). An example would be biceps and triceps. Perform one set of the bicep exercise then immediately begin the set of the tricep exercise. An example could be barbell curls supersetted with tricep kickbacks.

Step 2

The idea is to perform these two exercises back to back with no rest in between. After you have completed one set of the bicep and tricep exercise, then take your rest and begin the next set.

Step 3

Typically, you will rest longer in between a set of a super set than a normal set because you perform two exercises back to back. To make a superset, just pick two exercises and perform them back to back without rest between sets.

Special Attention

Difficulties people often experience or parts that need special attention to do it right.

You will see better results if you choose antagonistic muscle groups for the superset, but they don't have to be, you will still achieve good results supersetting any two exercises.

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When did you first do this & how did you get started?

I've been doing supersets in every workout for the past couple years, and they make a big difference.

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