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8 pounds is not heavy enough I doubt that you're so weak that 8 or 10 pounds is a challenge. How much does your purse, backpack, or briefcase weigh? Have you carried a 20 pound baby recently, or picked up a 40 pound child? You need to use heavier weights for them to be useful for you. Don't believe me? Pick up a twenty-five-pound dumbbell and try to squat ...


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Initially, what you're doing is just fine for starting out, but the problem will arise that you won't be progressing past a certain point. You have a set of dumbbells and that's great, but what will you do when you should be increasing the weight? You're already managing 10-20 reps with the weight you have, but in order to stimulate progress in strength and ...


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You could try doing some circuit training while out on your walks. Things like push ups, sit ups, box jumps(if you find a rock/bench or something to jump on), there's so many things you could add in. Could maybe also try some HIIT(bit different to jogging as it's done in short intense bursts). Also could give yoga a shot. This can be done pretty much ...


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If I do a push/pull split my workout will be shorter (in time) and my wrists will have more time to recover, but I will have to cut down the total number of pull sets, otherwise my writst will suffer. Not necessarily. More time between workouts could mean that your wrists fully recover and are ready for the increased volume. If I do a ...


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There is no universally "best" set/rep scheme for any goal. Building muscle can be done with any set/rep scheme (within reason), and getting them lean is all about losing fat around the muscles. Fat loss is usually done by dietting and some cardio work. We have a term called "progressive overload" which is how we gain muscle. We achieve this by using plenty ...


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Calisthenics (body weight exercises), my friend, is one of your best options. Most calisthenic exercises do not require a lot of equipment and are very effective as they're combinations of cardio and strength training. Not only can you perform them at home, you can even perform some of them at work, right by your desk. Of course, the most famous ...


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Disclaimer: I have the 910 - but I think it's the same for the 920 as well Short answer: Yes Long, and detailed answer: Browsing on the Training plans inside garmin connect, there are several training plans for either Sprint or Olympic distance. Once I selected a plan, and set it's start date It was added to my Connect calendar. Once within your ...


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Cycling is a wonderful cardiovascular exercise and it limits bouncing and impact (assuming you're on smooth paved roads or groomed trails mostly) which helps with some larger breast issues AND is gentler on your limbs than running. Running is nicely complimented by cycling and you may see that you have less pain in joints if you supplement your cardio ...



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