Full Body Workouts
When it comes to full body training there are a few important factors to consider.
First, how often will you be training? Usually full body training can be done 2-4 times a week with 3 times a week being a happy medium. However, play around with the frequency to see what works best for you.
Second, what is your goal for your training? If you want to gain muscle, you’ll need higher volume per workout compared to just gaining strength. However, full body training can be very draining if done wrong since you’re working several muscle groups in a day. Therefore, I’d recommend a maximum of around 15-18 working sets per workout for all muscle groups. Also, I would suggest avoiding very heavy loads with this style of training as they can be taxing and take much longer to recovery from. Around 5-6 working sets per muscle group in the 8-15 rep range per workout is usually enough.
A third factor to consider is what exercises you’ll be doing each workout. Since the goal of full body exercises is to work the whole body in a workout, pick exercises that involve many muscle groups. These will usually be large compound movements such as the bench press, deadlift, or squat. However, there are many other movements that would work for a full body split and the examples shown are just a few.