Caroline Girvan Strength & Muscle Building Rotation

I was so enamored with Caroline Girvan's Iron Series workouts that I decided to create a strength & muscle building rotation using the majority of the Iron Series workouts plus many of Caroline's other workouts. At the end of the Iron Series, Caroline talks about how it is a series you can return to again … Continue reading Caroline Girvan Strength & Muscle Building Rotation

IRON Series Finale 30 Min Arms, Abs and Core Workout | 30

30 Min Arms, Abs and Core Workout is Day 30 in Caroline Girvan's Iron Series. I'm so sad! The Iron Series is over. I loved it so much! At the end of the workout (before the stretch), Caroline's dogs run out--her cute beagle and a precious little Dachshund puppy! So cute! They hung around for the … Continue reading IRON Series Finale 30 Min Arms, Abs and Core Workout | 30

IRON Series 30 Min Dumbbell Glute Workout – Iron Glutes | 28

30 Min Dumbbell Glute Workout - Iron Glutes is Day 28 in Caroline Girvan's Iron Series. OMG this workout was brutal! I think Caroline saved some of her most torturous workouts for the end of the series! This is a lower body burn out workout. The focus is on the glutes, but you work everything … Continue reading IRON Series 30 Min Dumbbell Glute Workout – Iron Glutes | 28

IRON Series 30 Min Upper Body Workout – Antagonist Sets | 27

30 Min Upper Body Workout - Antagonist Sets is Day 27 in Caroline Girvan's Iron Series. This was a very tough upper body strength workout. I was struggling during this workout and dropped to lighter dumbbells several times. This is due to the long super sets--each exercise is done for a full minute back to … Continue reading IRON Series 30 Min Upper Body Workout – Antagonist Sets | 27

IRON Series 30 Min Leg Workout – Circuits & Step Ups | 26

30 Min Leg Workout -  Circuits & Step Ups is Day 26 in Caroline Girvan's Iron Series. Another excellent and tough lower body strength workout. This workout is made up of one circuit of 7 exercises. The circuit is repeated 3 times. Each time it is repeated, Caroline varies the order of the exercises just … Continue reading IRON Series 30 Min Leg Workout – Circuits & Step Ups | 26

IRON Series 30 Min Final Full Body Workout – Hypertrophy | 29

30 Min Final Full Body Workout - Hypertrophy is Day 29 of Caroline Girvan's Iron Series. This was an excellent total body strength workout. In fact, I felt really strong while doing this workout--as if I could have lifted heavier on some of the exercises. I am already lifting heavier dumbbells thanks to all of … Continue reading IRON Series 30 Min Final Full Body Workout – Hypertrophy | 29

IRON Series 30 Min Full Body Circuits Workout – Dumbbells | 24

30 Min Full Body Circuits Workout is Day 24 in Caroline Girvan's Iron Series. This was a tough metabolic strength workout. I hardly slept at all last night so I do not know if that has anything to do with how I felt/performed in the course of this workout, but I was tired when I … Continue reading IRON Series 30 Min Full Body Circuits Workout – Dumbbells | 24

IRON Series 30 Min Muscle Building Full Body Workout | 19

30 Min Muscle Building Full Body Workout is Day 19 in Caroline Girvan's Iron Series. What an excellent total body strength workout! Caroline exhausts each muscle group completely before moving on to the next muscle group. Each muscle group gets 3 exercises and by that 3rd exercises, whatever muscle group we were working was done. … Continue reading IRON Series 30 Min Muscle Building Full Body Workout | 19

IRON Series 30 Min Superset Dumbbell Shoulder Workout | 25

30 Min Superset Dumbbell Shoulder Workout is Day 25 in Caroline Girvan's Iron Series. Wow--what an intense shoulder burn out! As with every Iron Series workout I do, I come to it trying to lift heavier for at least one exercise. This morning it was Arnold press, which is the staple exercise in this workout. … Continue reading IRON Series 30 Min Superset Dumbbell Shoulder Workout | 25

IRON Series 30 Min Superset Glutes and Hamstrings Workout | 23

30 Min Superset Glutes and Hamstrings Workout is Day 23 in Caroline Girvan's Iron Series. This lower body workout was killer! The first half was brutal. I had my 40 pound dumbbell nearby during the hip/hamstring thrusts and seriously considered swapping it out several times. But I stuck with my 45 pound dumbbell. I was … Continue reading IRON Series 30 Min Superset Glutes and Hamstrings Workout | 23