No barbell? No problem.
Today, I share with you the hotel gym workout I snuck in while I was in Kansas City for my cousin’s wedding this past weekend.
As luck would have it, the hotel we were staying at did have some dumbbells along with a few select weight machines.
I only had 30 minutes to get my sweat on, so I knew I would have to make the most of every minute.
I opted for a lower body circuit-style training session.
Here’s what I did:
A1. DB front squats x10
A2. Single-leg DB Romanian deadlifts x10ea
A3. DB reverse lunge
A4. Feet-elevated BW glute bridge x20
At the end of each round, I rested for approximately one minute before repeating it again.
If the single-leg DB Romanian deadlifts are tough to do due to balance, you can either hang onto a pole with one hand while you perform them or you can just do bilateral DB Romanian deadlifts instead.
I used 20lb dumbbells for the front squats and Romanian deadlifts, and 15lb dumbbells for the reverse lunges.
I completed four total rounds before I ran out of time.
I’d recommend anywhere between 4-6 rounds and, of course, adjust the weights and reps as necessary.