The word Met-con is short for “Metabolic Conditioning”. It is
a popular term used to describe a workout involving
repeated and/or sustained high-intensity exercises, usually
involving weightlifting movements, with short rest periods in
order to burn fat or create a “conditioning” effect.
Metabolic conditioning is one of those killer high
intensity workouts. This type of training involves a very high
work rate using exercises designed to burn more calories
during your workout and maximise calories burned after
your workout, or your afterburn.
The Box Gym Cornwall has combined 100 of our favourite
high intensity metabolic conditioning workouts inside this
If you are unable to perform some of the exercises included
in this training plan, I recommend finding a way to scale it
back to your skill level.