That time when the warm-up is enough
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
This is another blog recorded for posterityís sake in hopes I can come back and see just how far I've gone.
How many times have I done an organized weight/strength program? Never. But I understand its importance. A lot of times I feel I get enough strength workout when Iím lifting or moving stuff around the farm, or at the park where I work part-time. But really, not so much. I donít have the availability of a personal trainer so I checked out a book from the libraryóStrength Training for Women by Joan Pagano.
Today I cracked it open and followed along with the warm-up section. At 10 reps each:
1. Body ball reach
2. Knee lifts w/ball
3. Pliť w/ball lift
4. Shoulder rotation
5. Side bends (using bands)
6. Side bend w/twist (using bands)
7. Wall squats
8. Chair squats, sit-to-stand
10. Back extensions
11. Pelvic tilts
Well, I was done after all that and didnít get to actual weight programs. It looks like a definite place to start my strength program! Finished with a 35 min TM run.
P.S. The book is very good, will try to get a copy to keep.