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There really isn't a convenient time to workout no matter who you are. It's a lot of work, you get sweaty, you need to change your clothes, and it usually involves going somewhere other than your home or work. I try to do strength training three days a week, usually around ~3pm. The gym is empty, I can actually get in and out much faster than the busier ...


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10 mets on a bicycle is the equivalent of ~ 14 mph. This is a fairly easy pace and should be easy to sustain for a while, unless you have never really ridden a bike much other than a beach cruiser around the block. Here is a link for a met exercise equivalency chart, there are dozens of them scattered around the web that show MET's for various exercises. ...


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Well I can tell you right now that any weight at all on the upper half of your body is a terrible idea. There is a way that you can isolate only working on your limbs in a way that will still allow you to work out. However, you will not be able to get your full range of motion. Basically what you should do is go ahead and use machines to work out your lower ...


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First off, because you have High Blood Pressure, you already know you have to stay away from high amounts of sodium because of the caused water retention. If you keep your water and fluid intake high and your sodium low, your high blood pressure may even decrease. Because of hypoglycemia, obviously this makes things a little bit more complicated. Since I am ...


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Step one is to fix your diet. You will have to say no to pizza, burgers, and chips until you hit your goal. That alone will help you start losing fat. The question is whether it's enough fat to hit our goal. The best way to illustrate what I mean is to use an example. Person A is 200 lbs at 20% body fat. That means 40 lbs of fat and 160 lbs lean mass. ...


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Zoomed out a bit, I'd look at the other 23 hours a day and realize that your 14 minute/mile walk (while certainly better than nothing) isn't really going to have a huge dent on your daily caloric intake. Additionally, a sugar laced mound of carbohydrates doesn't really fit into a solid nutrition plan on a daily basis. That bun, because of the sugar and ...


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It's going to vary from individual to individual. Most people can take 7-10 days off with no appreciable drop in fitness. After that, the general rule of thumb that I learned in college and has been borne out in experience, is that you lose 2 for 1 after that. So, if you are out three days past whatever your particular threshold is, it will take you 6 to ...


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If your goal is to make your legs strong, then squats are without a doubt the best exercise you can do to achieve that goal. Squats are a universal exercise that both men and women can do with equivalent results and success, so there is no reason to be worried about results depending on your gender. Now, any exercise is better than none, so it's good that ...


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Running in intervals will burn less calories this is because your body does not reach at peak and within short time it gets normal because you stop And in second one it's same again body effort is not reached to peak where in two hours rubbing you will be continuously running and your body puts in more effort which helps in burning more calories and you will ...


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I've been lifting for several years and my shoulders always feel great. My answer is anecdotal, but my habits are based on listening to smart coaches. I do a 1:1 mix of standing overhead press and bench presses. My primary pushing movement is the overhead press, and I don't let my bench get out-of-control strong without training my shoulders. Everything is ...


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If it hurts, don't do it. Here's document on treating your rotator cuffs http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2484936/ But again, if it hurts you, don't do it. Benching with a barbell and dips commonly hurt people's shoulders. If you don't need to do those lifts, switch to exercises that don't hurt. Dumbbell benches, presses, etc. are more often ...


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Visible abs are achievable in this time. Question is, how much are you willing to sacrifice / give away to reach this goal? Apply intensive [insert any diet name] diet. Apply any specific training program designed to decrease overall body fat. Get tempted and buy fat burners. Quick gains achieved by following magic supplements / super diets / training ...


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The smart money is on your friend and here's why. "Six pack abs" are a result of hard work, genetics, dedication, consistency, diet and smart training. See where I'm going with this? Like any other body part it takes time to sculpt it. So, unless you're predisposed to great abs, your chances are pretty slim given the time frame and the fact there's no "fool ...


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Abs are made in the kitchen. You can do like Serge Nubret, 2000 crunchs per day, but if you have a poor/unbalanced diet, they'll never appear. You have to review your diet. You can visit bobybuilding.com for some example, tips etc for fat loss/shred.


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If you split your routine up (chest one day, back another, biceps another day) etc, then you don't have to gym on alternating days, you could train daily. You won't necessarily bulk huge by going to gym but you will get that strength and core that you won't by just doing pushups and exercises that use your own body weight. It just won't happen, your ...



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