Newbie alert!!

previous topic · next topic
woody1990

Joined: Apr 13
Posts: 5

      quote  
Posted: 15 Apr 2013, 17:36
Hey, I'm new and wondered if anyone had any major tips? To be honest, I don't eat that much but as a full time student I don't really have money for the gym.

Wondered if anyone had any home exercises they could recommend?
Hoser

Joined: Jul 10
Posts: 2,052

      quote  
Posted: 15 Apr 2013, 18:00
There are lots of good body weight exercises. Crunches, push-ups, and squats are a few of the classic ones that you're probably already aware of, but there are lots of others. You can also take a walk or go for a fun.
woody1990

Joined: Apr 13
Posts: 5

      quote  
Posted: 16 Apr 2013, 05:24
thanks how many reps would you recommend to begin?x
indico

Joined: Apr 13
Posts: 3

      quote  
Posted: 18 Apr 2013, 09:59
I am also a full time student and I do all my exercises at home. On you tube there are lots of exercises you can do. And for the reps you can start at 10 x 3 for example and work your way up.
Spacey47

Joined: Apr 12
Posts: 916

      quote  
Posted: 18 Apr 2013, 12:33
how to do a killer workout for free all you need is a timer

do 12x 3 minute rounds of shadow boxing alternating stance i.e.left or right leg forward throwing proper punches upper cuts and crosses

rest 3o secs between each round and go all out in each round

by round 6 or 7 you will be dying and sweating

luckydays27

Joined: Jun 12
Posts: 17

      quote  
Posted: 19 Apr 2013, 17:57
I am surprised that as a full time student you dont have access to a gym at your school. Go in the morning when the rest of the student body is sleeping and you can get a great workout.

Of course, if that is not an option, google body weight workout and you will find lots of exercises you can do at home. Buy a set of resistance bands or dumbbells and you are set. Walk for your cardio or jump rope and you will eventually get where you want to be.
woody1990

Joined: Apr 13
Posts: 5

      quote  
Posted: 20 Apr 2013, 06:49
Thanks for all your help!! Our university does have a gym but you have to pay to go there and at the moment I just simply don't have the money!!




Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

need to loose 25lbs! Help!!!
Welcome and good luck :)
by howzat4u on 29 Jun 15 07:34 PM
Starting new.
right above in between FOODS and FITNESS is a RECIPES button, I am sure in there you will find tonnes of yummy recipes you may want to try :)
by howzat4u on 29 Jun 15 12:35 PM
Introduction
Hi. Welcome.
by Go Sox on 29 Jun 15 01:30 AM
New to the site
Welcome and good luck :)
by howzat4u on 27 Jun 15 11:28 PM
Hello from the Gulf Coast
Hi Sheila. I too have RA and just started this program. I'm having the same problem. I do think weight loss will help with the pain in my ankles and feet. But the pain does limit my ability to do ...
by MJS56 on 25 Jun 15 07:07 PM