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Per August’s Women’s Health Magazine…

Posted in Workout on Monday, August 8, 2005 at 1:26 pm by flerly.

Endurance Booster: 7-10 sets of 30 seconds maximum effort exercise followed by 4 minutes of rest. Recommended exercise was cycling at high speed and intensity, but anything should help.

No frills, whole body workout: Old-fashioned calisthenics! 2 minutes, light jumping jacks for warm up, intermixed with stretching. Then 1-minute each circuit of: sit ups, pushups, squats, lunges, jumping jacks. If weights available, try adding bicep curls and tricep kickbacks, done with light weights as quickly as possible. circuit for 20 minutes. Cool down with stretches.

Agility & Coordination: Two options, either best done at the end of a workout. 1) Agility ladder — create with sticks or tape, run ladder as quickly as possible, staying on toes and keeping toes on the ground as little as possible. Do as many reps as possible in 1 minute. 2) Target sprints — create a target a short distance down a track or driveway, then sprint from home to target, bending down to touch target, then returning to home as many times as possible in 1 minute. Rest at least four minutes between sets if done at end of workout to prevent ankle injury.

Supplimental Info: 1) A tsp of Honey can help the Calcium stick to bones! Try adding honey to tea instead of sugar. 2) CLA added benefits — 3500 mgs have been found effective to assist the fat burning process, but as little as 500 mgs daily have been shown to greatly boost the immune system, to help ward off body-fatigue related illnesses and prevent flu.


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