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  • Writer's pictureAdam Morris

How to Workout with a Friend

Going to the gym with a friend is great. You can have fun, have a laugh and motivate each other to work hard.

And that's not the only benefit. It also enables you to make some very good workouts with lots of variety.

Here are some examples of workouts you can do with a friend:


Fullbody Functional Workout

*3 lots of 3 exercises and do 4 rounds of all

Round 1

Barbell Deadlift x 12 Overhead Carry x 20 metres Ski Erg 100m Sprint

Round 2

Press Ups x 15 Sled Pushes x 20 metres Battle Rope Waves x 30 seconds

Round 3

Barbell Squats x 12 Farmers Walks x 20 metres Medicine Ball Slams x 15


What we're doing here is performing a compound exercise with a 'traveling' exercise with a cardio exercise.


Upper Body & Abs Workout

Abs - 3 Rounds, 30 seconds each exercise


Leg Raises


Russian Twists

Round 1

Dumbbell Floor Press

Seated Row

Round 2

Dumbbell Shoulder Press

Lat Pulldown

Round 3

Barbell Bicep Curls

Tricep Dips

All rounds 10-15 reps, repeated 3 times.


Here we are superseding two exercise together with no rest in between.


Legs & Glutes Workout

Glute Activation - 3 rounds

Lateral Banded Walks x 20 each side

Monster Walks x 10 forwards, 10 back

Glute Bridges x 20

Round 1

Goblet Squats

Walking Lunges

Round 2

Kettlebell Deadlifts

TRX Hamstring Curls

Round 3

Leg Extension Machine

Leg Curl Machine

Finisher - 100 reps

Dumbbell Frog Pumps

All rounds (Apart from the finisher) 10-15 reps, repeated 3 times.


Again, here we are superseding two exercise together with no rest in between.


I regularly train people in groups of 2 and 3 and it's great fun for all, plus the added motivation and competition is brilliant for getting results!

Interested in Group PT yourself? Email for more details!

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