1. — HOME WORKOUTS • Classic: Incredible bodyweight workouts • Athlete: Classic, but with more complex movements • Band: Incredible exercise band workouts • Kettlebell: The best workouts with a kettlebell • Dumbbell: Amazing workouts with dumbbells • Lean-X: Cardio equipment & bodyweight — GYM WORKOUTS • Classic: Amazing, circuit-based gym workouts • Athlete: More dynamic than Classic (harder) • Lean-X: Cardio & weight-training combo • CrossShred: Killer cross training workouts • Tone: Higher-rep, long & lean muscle • Bulk: Gain size and train like a beast — CARDIO TRAINING • Classic: Cardio workouts that push you • Burn: Slower progressions that pack a punch • Hardcore: High-intensity intervals that will crush you Apple Health: You are able to connect your workouts and heart rate during your workouts to Apple Health (optional).
I’ve been telling myself for 10 years post college that I would finally commit to getting the body an athlete in the prime of his primordial existence should have. I wanted to be a warrior at the gym , I wanted to be a beast and do it alone. I never wanted a trainer, I never wanted the small talk, the feeling of being somebody’s pay check. Shred gave me the keys to the castle. I have workouts that not only are the best in the gym BUT workouts where at least a few people ask me where I got my workout every single time, including trainers. The workouts are dynamic, athletic and efficient no matter what style you use. I try to alternate between four different syles over the course of the year, LeanX and Crossshred when I’m in absolute beast mode and want to up my anaerobic and muscular conditioning . These styles have athletic work, and isolation work. I also do Bulk and Classic to focus more on iso and hypertrophy training for really working on muscle density. I also do my Shreds at the end of the workout to stay as chiseled as possible. Shred has allowed me to kill it with the ladies, finally! Like a serious change that I’ve never had. I’ve never been the guy with the abs, but I really am now. I’m not cocky now I’m just confident and I guess happy. My job is not that amazing in a lot of ways and so Shred is finally something to look forward to at the end of the day .
Great for beginners!
I’ve never really been to the gym, aside from the two times my brother got me to go (he’s a personal trainer. I can’t go to him every week though because I live an hour away). The main reason is because I was honestly scared. Scared of what people would think of me, scared of not making enough improvement, and mostly scared of making a fool of myself because I simply don’t know how to use the equipment. This app is great because you can choose your workout style and how long you want to work out and the coaching style. It explains how to use the equipment so I at least LOOK like I know what I’m doing. I don’t go to the gym everyday but I’ve gone more times in the past couple of weeks than I have in my whole life and I love how alert I feel after a morning workout. The only critique I have is I wish the app would let you select your gender. I’m a female with a fairly large chest and some of the things that have you on your stomach is pretty much impossible for me to do without pain and I usually end up skipping those, meaning I’m not getting my full workout sometimes. But that’s really the only issue I’ve come across.
I’ve known Adam Summer since we were in university, and he has always had a special understanding of fitness. When I found out he wanted me on the beta test a year ago I was excited to try it out. I was blown away. I’m honestly addicted to the app to the point that it frustrates me obsessively if I missed a workout or don’t have time to do my shreds, I need my stats! I need my color blocks and my rising orange diagonal line on my stat sheet. The workouts are second to none, and I’ve used trainers and in retrospect our workouts seemed so weak in comparison. More so my trainers gave me two workouts a week but now I have a PATH and a PLAN. The workouts have an unbelievable flow , moving seamlessly from exercise to exercise , from circuit to circuit, the rest is timed out and the videos and tips are pertinent and clear. Ohhhh and the quotes inspire me and keep from texting during the rest BUT also if I do get off the app for a quick bit in between exercises I get a pop up reminder to get back on the app when the rest is over. I’m just so into this app man, I can’t explain all of what is in one review. But thanks Adam and the team at Shred