Metcon (Metabolic Conditioning) means a set of different sets of exercises aimed at conditioning training. Metcon is a rich set of exercises that you need to perform as quickly as possible. Very widely used in bodybuilding and crossfit.
If you train with metcon, then your goal is the maximum efficiency of your body. Calories are burned both during and after exercise. Therefore, metcon workouts contribute to weight loss and muscle pumping.
But after such a training, the oxygen level drops significantly. And for this, you should follow the diet and give the body a rest after training and will recover.
When compiling workouts in the style of metcon use multi-joint exercises for muscles.
Below are examples of metcon workouts so that you better understand the specifics of training.
1. Bench press to failure - 100kg
2. Pullups to failure
3.25 hops per box 50cm
1. Strength chest
3. Squat with a barbell on the back
4. The push
These workouts will have a powerful hormonal response from the body. According to the suggested training examples, you can shuffle the exercises in such a way as to make them most comfortable for you.
However, the idea of metabolic conditioning should not be disrupted. Metcon complexes will help you speed up the metabolism in the body. It will also help you lose weight, pump up muscles and keep them in good shape.
Metcon workout video