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Do not regret this break from your weightlifting and take the opportunity to become an even better weightlifter. The trainers I have had, most often has used about half of the workout for yoga exercises to improve flexibility, range, mobility and core strength. Exercises like over-the-head-squats demands extremely high flexibility. You can highly improve ...


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If you consider yourself handy then you could consider building some weightlifting equipment yourself. It is cheap and surprisingly simple. Although I do recommend that you do buy the barbell since making one out of wood or other common materials would be considerably weaker or larger if you try to maintain the same strength. Buff Dudes have a Youtube ...


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Freeletics are great. I myself sadly cannot stand doing those exercises (tried, failed), some of us are just better suited to be gym-rats. As a beginner these exercises will have a great impact on you. The main point being that you are a still a beginner and that means you need some quick and consistent results to keep you hooked on exercising. Begginers ...


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This is fairly similar to a question I had answered here: Which exercise program is better for fat loss? To start, keep in mind (as another user had answered in the linked question) your diet is your key factor. So regardless of your choice, it is how and what you eat that will determine your results. As someone who is already fit and wants to add muscles, ...


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If you want to let your "pushup muscles" rest, that's good. I would suggest throwing in pullups and squats, either on the same day as you do pushups, or on the days in between. This way, you're not only training chest/triceps, but also working upper back, biceps, and legs. There are a million different bodyweight exercises you can do with minimal ...


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Most health guidelines suggest a minimum of 30 min's of activity at least 5 times a week, to maintain a rudimentary level of fitness. This is for an already healthy adult (18-64) eg. NHS: Physical activity guidelines for adults American Heart Association Recommendations for Physical Activity in Adults WHO: Physical Activity and Adults 30 Minutes of Daily ...


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I had a slightly similar situation to yours in that I traveled around a developing nation for a couple of years without access to any form of gym equipment. In short, I would try to do something like this: Gym Days Do full body barbell strength training. One day do squats, overhead press, and deadlifts. The other day, do squats, bench press, and power ...


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I've had a home gym in the second bedroom of my apartment for over 20 years and I've never had any noise complaints. I have a power rack, a bench, and 350lbs of weights. I just never drop the weights and I put them down slowly when I'm done. So go ahead and get what you want, just be quiet and you'll be fine.


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On this site there should be every stretching exercise imaginable. Just do a couple each day, keep at it, be consistent and eventually It'll show: http://www.bodybuilding.com/exercises/finder/lookup/filter/exercisetype/id/3/exercisetype/stretching


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Training is in essence applying force to a resistance. How that resistance looks like is just limited to your imagination. The World is your gym (phrase stolen from Ross Enamait) go out and train outside in fresh air, you can do pull-ups, chin-ups, dips on trees or monkey bars on playgrounds, using heavy stones, barrels or kegs for overhead lifting or ...


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Get a pullup/chinup bar. You can get one for about $20. Buy a couple of parallel bars where you can do dips. If you have a couple of sturdy chairs, they will do. Pullups, chinups, dips, pushups, planks, bodyweight squats are all great exercises that could make up for a very decent routine.


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In addition to Alecs good answer and the comments I wanted to add, that there a a lot of different dodyweight trainings availible today. Starting with different polpular Books like Mark Lauren - You are your own gym https://www.marklauren.com/ or perhaps in your case better: Paul wade - Convict conditioning http://www.dragondoor.com/b41/ which are ...


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A healthy diet means a healthy body, I'm not saying to start a diet, but to eat healthier, more greens, fruits, vegetables, less processed/fast foods. Hair loss can be related to stress, and judging by your work, study field I'm assuming you can be put under a lot of it, B-complex can help you out lowering down your stress levels, there's also some shampoos ...


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Gymnastic Strength Training is a perfect option for you in my opinion. It is very well designed program with tons of progressions and requires almost negligible equipment.


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If you’ve got steps in your house/apartment, you can duplicate those exercises easily. In fact, stairs can be used for a variety of exercises. For starters, try Stair Tricep Dips with Triceps press on the stairs. You can substitute step ups on the stairs for your leg work. Additionally, if you can get a hold of an exercise ball, or, aerobic step, those ...


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I can recommend diamond push-ups or bodyweight tricep extensions both of them in combination with doing wide grip push ups where you go close to the ground and swing from the left to the right without pushing yourself up. 


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First off, have you seen your doctor about this? This could be something innocuous like low blood sugar or not being in the best shape to start with. It could also be something considerably more serious. And is it specifically the crunches that cause the dizziness? Do you get the same dizziness if you do a standing crunch (standing upright, hands behind your ...


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Yes, every type of exercise is good to start with. However I don't know for sure if freeletics is free, so you could also look up calistenics workouts on youtube or the rest of the internet, there are plenty. For gaining strength your body has to be shocked and has to addapt to that shock. The shock has to be great enough to still shock you. Freeletics is ...


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Yes , Tae bo is good enough to keep your cardio up. Overview: Taebo exercise is a whole body fitness exercise that mixes martial arts moves such as kicks and punches. What Are the Benefits of a Blanks Taebo Workout? The workouts are high impact which is more stressful on muscles and joints than a low impact routine, although they burn significantly more ...


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The only thing that becomes impractical is performing lifts where you would normally just drop the weights like the Clean and the Snatch. You either need to reverse the steps to set the bar down under some control or you need to perform other movements. Another option would be to invest in the bumper plates (bumper plates is the technical term for the kind ...


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Insanity workout videos is a compilation of High Intensity Interval Training exercises. What Does This Mean? HIIT exercises are cardio exercises that are designed to burn a lot of calories in the shortest time possible. Its goal isn't to make you big; it's goal is to reduce your weight (usually fats) in the shortest time possible. Unless you're ...


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Is the Insanity workout a good approach? If you need to pay for your routine, no. If it is, should I be following the diet it recommends (including the protein powder)? Absolutely not. Since you mention that you are quite skinny, what I recommend is eating more than usual (caloric surplus). Protein shake should not be your main source of protein. If you ...


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If you look up the term "suspension bands" on youtube you will get a variety of exercises that you may be able to adapt to your jump rope. The exercises target your trunk or core muscles, upper and lower body giving you a very good functional workout. TRX is a popular band and this video shows a variety of exercises with the strap using your body weight as ...


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Dumbbell Rows and Deadlifts have helped me while shoveling. Also a strong core is going to be huge in the overall movement. Try Cable Choppers for core development, single arm rows, or conventional deadlifts. You could also push a sled with 45 lb plates on it. I forget what they are called, but that should give you that positional form similar to ...


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If I were at the gym twice a week and working out at home one or more times a week, I'd focus my gym time on big strength exercises and my home workouts on mobility and bodyweight moves. For instance, one template might be: Gym: squat, pull-ups Home workout: Yoga (following a video if you have never been to class), burpees Gym: deadlift, overhead press ...


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I had been regularly going for fitness training every morning. I got afraid i will be deprived of regular exercises when some spider veins started appearing on my legs. My friend, Albert had suggested that i should stop doing exercises and give maximum rest to my legs. He was having the opinion that if i ignore the spider veins it will turn in to painful ...



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