So how do I assemble an effective home-training program?

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Posted: 21 Jan 2014, 07:07
Hey everyone!

I have always wanted to go the extra mile with my diet, so I tried to support it with exercise. I used to mostly do those 8-minute exercises on YouTube, doing 4 of them would make it half-an-hour a day. Thing is, they would really quickly become repetitive (3 months of the same thing, ugh), and since I really have to push myself to exercise, as soon as it gets boring I just seem to gradually cease doing it.

I wanted to make my own little exercise program, but realised I have no idea how to do this. So here's where I ask your advice:
- How long should the training take everyday?
- How long should the breaks between exercises be?
- How many different exercises should I do daily for each area (arms, legs, abs, behind)?
And finally, can you recommend a site where I could find effective exercises, preferably with examples on how to do it correctly? Or maybe you have found an exercise on your own that works like a charm? Please share.

Tools-wise, I have a weighted 3.3 lbs hula-hoop and two 1-kilo hand weights.

Thank you for any guidance.

Joined: Jan 14
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Posted: 29 Jan 2014, 10:47
Lately I have been going on YouTube and doing Barre exercises! The one I do is 39 minutes and talk about feeling the burn.....just a suggestion!

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Posted: 10 Feb 2014, 12:37
Hey everyone...I used to go to the gym but no one looks like me there and then they stare at you when you get tired easily Sad so I decided to start working out at home. Not an easy task but I try to get in at least 4 workouts a day. I find that doing challenges helps me. On pinterest I found 3 day challenges (arms, legs and abs) each are about 15 min but they are all low impact and you use your body strength. Then I do 20 min of Zumba (I'm latina so we love to dance lol) or Jilliam Michaels also has a 30 day challenge on netflix and the workouts change every 10 days. I am not a workout junkie at all but I find that these work best for me. Good luck and let me know how it goes Smile

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Posted: 11 Feb 2014, 14:18
Hey everyone - I'm a personal trainer and do mostly distance training or at-home training with my clients. It's definitely possible! There are some great at-home programs to follow if you dont want to work with a trainer - Vera_Savora if you want any direction to some good options shoot my an email and I'd be happy to help.

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