How to Create a Workout

Workouts can be created in many different locations (client's profile, Master Programs). In this article we will go over how to create a workout in the Master Workouts library. From there, workouts can be copied to other programs, clients etc as many times as you'd like. 




1. Click New Workout to begin. 

  • Please note: You can also browse the Trainerize workout library by clicking on the link above the New Workout button. More information about our pre-built workouts here. 



2. Enter the name of the workout and select a workout type. Click Start Building

More information on the difference between the types of workouts here.




3. The next screen you see is called the workout builder. Here you can drag and drop the exercises you want to add to the workout from right to left. If you drag the wrong exercise, no need to worry, you can select the exercise and delete it! You can also rearrange the exercise order. 



Once the exercise has been added to the list, there are a few things you can do.

  • Add a target (time or text). In the screenshot above, the first exercise is given a "text" target. The text target says "12 reps/15 lbs, 1/2/4 tempo". The client will see this when they scroll to that exercise. The second exercise has a "time" target of 45 seconds. The client simply presses play and has 45 seconds to complete the exercise. The time target can still have a note in the target box if the trainer wishes. For example, you can say "as many reps as you can" or "12 reps in the 45 sec period, pace yourself". The target box is great to give your clients queues for each exercise, just like you would at the gym! 
  • Superset exercises. Select the exercises you want to superset and click on the superset box above. You will then be able to choose the number of sets you want your client to complete as well as rest periods either at the end of the set, or between exercises. In the example below, the two exercises have been added to a superset of 3 sets with a 90 second rest period at the end. Notice it says "None" next to the first exercise, this means no rest between exercise one and two. 

4. Once you're done, remember to click Save. 





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