Foo - recomend me a workout routine
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12-10-07, 09:09 PM
at the moment i just want to lose like 5-10 lbs of weight that i put on since it started snowing(snow=no street riding).the fitness room at my apartments has a tredmill,an elliptical trainer thing,a universal weight machine with all kinds of functions,and a stationary bike.theres a sauna too but i dont know if that would be good for anything i never used it.what would be your suggestions?
12-10-07, 09:22 PM
This is my routine.
Sun-Legs, arms, abs
Mon-Bike (recovery ride)
Tue-Shoulders, Chest, abs (I do some rotator cuff stuff)
Thu-Bike (Med/Hard effort)
Fri-Back, tri, abs
12-10-07, 09:34 PM
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12-10-07, 09:48 PM
Load up on Taco Bell, a six pack of Bush beer. Then head to the sauna when it's crowded and fart your brains out!!!!!!
12-10-07, 10:03 PM
observe the holy trinity of weight loss- diet, aerobics, and resistance training. It's possible to lose with only two of these, but it's ever so much easier with all three. Skinnyone's routine is a good basic one. Just one thing to add- don't lift to failure. It is a common assumption that you have to do that, and it's wrong- all you do when you lift to failure is train your nervous system. Keep it down to 8 reps- that is, the weight you can comfortably lift for 8 repetitions, and the 9th would be just about at failure. If you're interested in building strength, look into a 5x5 routine, and if you want mass, check out www.hypertrophyspecific.com. I highly recommend these, depending on your goals. Both are excellent for weight loss.
One other thing- too bad you have only a Universal- these are OK, but free weights are much better as you get more comfortable with lifting. They make you stabilize in three dimensions- machines, for the most part only two, and there's a real difference in terms of results.
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