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Posts: 12,813 11/7/09 7:55 A
OOPS! Thought this was November
Edited by: IZZYBEBOP at: 11/7/2009 (07:56)
Total SparkPoints: 62,206
SparkPoints Level 18
Posts: 554 10/24/09 7:32 P
Hi! I've been doing my ST five days a week. I do the upper body on Mon. and Wed., the lower body on Tues. and Thurs., and the core on Fri. It works best that way for me. I'm never sore everywhere.lol
What if I woke up with only what I thanked God for yesterday? Gratitude and exercise are the best medicines.
Pounds lost: 0.0
Fitness Minutes: (92,797) Posts: 18,433 10/20/09 4:24 P
I use Curves for the majority of strength training. I go 2-3 times a week. The new club I joined (from moving) has the Smart program that is computerized and really kicks your butt! I love it.
current weight: 107.0
Posts: 2,301 10/17/09 5:00 P
Started my new program last Saturday. This is what I've been doing, and plan to keep doing
Saturday - Abs Monday - Lower body Wednesday - Upper body
Doing about 30 minutes each session, and when I am no longer getting as sore I will up the reps or the time to compensate. I didn't do so good this week, but I also like to add some yoga. Great strength training in that!
SW: 156 GW: 135 3/6/2013 - 156
current weight: 163.2
Posts: 769 10/7/09 9:31 P
We are 7 days into October... any strength training going on out there? I have to admit, not much for me either. But, I did get on the ball today... literally! :-) I used my stability ball to do two sets of crunches. Then, I also did two sets each of dumbbell flys and chest presses with the dumbbells. This was after I did 35 minutes of cardio on my elliptical! Yay!
Edited by: MIMI_B at: 10/7/2009 (21:32)
MiMi ;-) "Find the answers in your questions... and happiness you will know."
April Minutes: 0
Posts: 27 10/4/09 3:21 P
I'm in for this challenge. Been looking for the motivation to get back to a weight training class. THIS IS IT! Every Tues and Thurs in Oct I vow to be there!
150 by 1st Race Day
140 by Race 3
130 by Route 66
Pounds lost: 3.0
Posts: 1,864 10/1/09 6:06 P
Get the DVD's going. Since they canceled Guiding Light, that gives me about an hour to do something useful. The dog and I already do 3 10 minutes walks around our 4 acre land.
current weight: 160.6
Fitness Minutes: (92,797) Posts: 18,433 10/1/09 12:12 P
I am going to start using my stability ball. Only bought it last April and haven't pumped it up yet!
Besides using the ball for exercises, I am also going to use it for my computer chair if it provides the right height for me.
Fitness Minutes: (156,618) Posts: 7,085 9/30/09 11:56 P
I focus more on cardio. I do through out the day find myself doing small things.
Original Weight March 07- 195 Weight May 6th 07 - 185 Weight August 6th 07- 178 Weight Nov 1st 07 168 December 31st 07 174 Holidays stink Weight Jan 11th 08 170 May 4th 08 165 2009 Feb 2009 178 April 2009 165 Oct 09, 09 147.5 New SCALE!! 161.2 Oct 20th 2009
current weight: 162.5
Posts: 769 9/30/09 8:40 P
Hi all... let's do something a little different for this month's challenge. Let's focus on Strength Training which is a very important component to fitness that many of us skip (I know I do!!). So this month, please use this thread to post your strength training exercises and support each other.
I think a good goal (and one recommended by SparkPeople) is to do at least 2 days of strength training at week giving yourself at least one "rest" day in-between. If you are already consistently doing this... push yourself to do 3 days a week and watch those muscles get toned and sleek! :-)
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