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Mix It Up



When exercising on a program, it's best to mix it up each time. Doing the same exercises all the time can get your metabolism used to it, and it won't burn as much fat nor build lean muscle. Keep your body guessing!

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Example: On Mondays, I strength train my chest, shoulders, and triceps. This week, I do Bench press and cable cross over for my chest. The following monday, I'll do either a decline bench and dumbbell flyes, or Incline bench and dumbbell presses. Never do the same exercise twice in a row.

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  • Solid advice -

    Strength training - a blend of TRX workouts, flexibility & core work and blending in dynamic stretches and weight machines.

    Aerobic work - Zumba, Dog walking, Spinning and maybe Aqua exercise class... emoticon


    emoticon - by KATBOXJANITOR
  • working on this myself! emoticon - by MRS_GLAM44
    Thank you! :) - by MARILYNTORRES62
  • Good Advice! - by HYATTI1
  • Mixing it up makes it more enjoyable too! - by LYNCHD05
    Terrific ideas! emoticon emoticon emoticon - by EAGLES_WINGS
  • Thank you! - by LINDA!
  • It also keeps the workout interesting and your mind moving to learn something new.
    Great tip! - by CHERYLSBUTT
  • Thank you - by CMORISAK
  • Thank you! - by ROOTIHAUSMAN
  • This is so true... Thanks for the reminder as we do have a tendency of repeating the exercises that we like doing. emoticon - by YICHE12
  • I agree...I love all the variety you can find through Spoark People emoticon - by JAXTIGHER
  • I agree. If you stick with the same thing, it can get stale and boring and of course you'll want to quit. I recommend having numerous activities to keep it fresh. - by IMANIALANTE

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