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Approximately 20 minutes again on the lower and upper body. these strength training workouts arent hiit and don't involve cardio. lose weight?

Approximately 20 minutes again on the lower and upper body. these strength training workouts arent hiit and don't involve cardio. lose weight?

Best program is-: -calorie deficient diet, adequate hydration, protein intake, & a weight training program set up by an AT-C @ a health club that fulfils Ur needs & is adapted 2 Ur abilities. 1 day weights next day CARDIO & repeat. This way U will become fit, stronger and healthier. Takes persistence & dedication. Push Ur self as able. ...Read more

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Strength Training (Definition)

Strength training is to improve muscle mass. This can come from lifting weights, yoga, circuit training, etc. It is great at all ages but definitely needed to stop ...Read more


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If my body fat percentage is 15 percent(minimum), can I still decrease it when I do strength training?

If my body fat percentage is 15 percent(minimum), can I still decrease it when I do strength training?

Yes: Yes, but I wouldn't recommend it. Body fat below 16% for a female could lead to a number of physiological problems. ...Read more

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What's the best strength training workout video?

What's the best strength training workout video?

Strength Training: It depends on what your goals are for strength gain, muscle development and weight loss. What are your goals? ...Read more

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What are the benefits of cardio exercises over strength training?

What are the benefits of cardio exercises over strength training?

Multiple: The advantages to a daily jogging / aerobic program are these: increased aerobic fitness , better leg muscle tone, and increased endorphin release which usually results in better concentration powers and ability to relax . Strength training with weights increases muscle strength, endurance and general body habitus. Good Luck! ...Read more

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What are some good resistance training/strength training workout?

What are some good resistance training/strength training workout?

Exercise: So many available. Ultimately what is good depends on your starting point and you eventual goal. Basic comprehensive program like "body for life" is a good starting point. ...Read more

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Which should you do first during a workout: aerobic exercise or strength training?

Which should you do first during a workout: aerobic exercise or strength training?

Depends who you ask!: For the average person, it really doesn't matter what order you do your exercises as long as you exercise. Many like to warm up w/aerobic activities before moving on to strength training. Others don't want to waste energy but rather focus on lifting then cool down w/aerobics. Unless you're an elite athlete in which your coach will set up your regimen. Don't forget healthy nutrition, too! ...Read more

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What's an effective way to work on strength training and body weight exercises at the same time?

What's an effective way to work on strength training and body weight exercises at the same time?

Combination : By body weight exercises, i'm assuming you mean exercises for losing body weight. To accomplish strength and weight loss, you need to do exercises which combine a cardio component with strength exercises. Programs such as cross fit are geared towards this, with exercises such as burpees, mountain climbers, etc - which will get your heart rate going but also build muscles. ...Read more

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I only use body weight when strength training. What should I do not using dumbells to increase intensity?

I only use body weight when strength training. What should I do not using dumbells to increase intensity?

Weight Training : Do less reps with more weight to fatigue your muscles. Start first set with no more than 6 to 8 reps, rest only 10 seconds or less and then go to second set. Object is to fatigue your muscles, last rep should be all you could possibly do. Monitor your progress and increase the weight when certain exercises become much easier. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can strength training benefit you?

How can strength training benefit you?

In many ways.: Weight is not the issue. It is all about leaness, strength and tone. Your bodies metabolism will be higher with more muscle mass. This is given to you by strength traing. So weigh the same, but put onosis. Plus, you will look better, both in your mirror a nd the eyes of others.Muscle and lose fat. Plus, it prevents osteopororosis. The list is endless. ...Read more

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What works most effectively to do after a strength training workout?

Eat or drink: There are many protein/carb shakes to use within 30m minutes of a strength training workout. Alternatively you can eat protein with carb/sugar. For example chocolate milk is a good choice. ...Read more