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The article was helpful...however, I was hoping to learn how that friend could fix anything. That would make a good article too.
You didn't say anything about drop sets! You really should mention how to do drop sets.
You take the heaviest weight you can lift, and try to lift that for as long as you can, and then take the next lowest weight, and lift that for as long as you can. That's a drop set. And it really tires out your muscles, which is good for them.
I, too, have found that the 2-4 tip generates results. So simple, yet so powerful.
When I'm exercising, the most important goal I have is to get oxygen to all the muscles in my body, improve the blood flow, and relax.
tackle weight training in the 2-4 phase works, trust me :)~ good ideas!
In reference to the comments about not being able to "sculpt", this was not an article about fat loss. It was about muscle building. If you lose fat without creating any muscle you will be thin and flabby instead of fat and flabby. A slender body with some muscle defintion is much more attractive than a thin body without it, not to mention healthier and much more able to handle the physical challenges of daily life.
Really appreciate the 2:4 tip. Will try it with tomorrow's strength training session.
Echoing KENACKR here:
Can we not with the "sculpting" and "toning" anymore? It's been pretty well proven that you can't target specific areas for fat loss over others. This article has some great points premised on a falsehood in the title. Let's spread accurate information, not desperately grab for clicks.
These are great ideas and I use it all the time. The exercise equipment are essential to making the work out fun but for more effective results... all know... the gym and it's nautical equipments produce the best results. The only wish list is that the man in the novel give me back my regular gym.
I thought we all had been advised for the last 15 years or so, that we can't "SCULPT" any part of our bodies.
It's no wonder that the concept persists in the public's mind when people who are supposed to know better title their revelations to the world with that very word !
Thanks for sharing.
I love that Body Pump does this all for me, so I don't need to plan it!
well tried the 1,2 up 1,2,3,4 down during today's session. It was much harder. Feel like I have actually worked the muscles. Its more efficient!
Music motivates me and makes me move faster. That being said, when I do exercise outdoors, I try not to turn the volume of my iPod so high that I can't hear anything. It's a hard balance because sometimes I am working out in a place where there is a lot of background noise.
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