- 125 sit-ups
- 50 push-ups with my feet elevated 18"
- 30, 40, and 55 rep curls with 20lb weights, at a fast pace
- 10, 15, and 25 rep lunges with 20lb weights in each hand, and one foot on a chair behind me
- 10, 15, and 25 reps of lateral dumbbell raises for my shoulders
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Tuesday, September 07, 2010
Stepping Up The Strength Training
Feeling a bit stronger while doing my sit-ups, I decided to push until I got tired. I ended up doing 125 sit-ups, instead of just 100. This made me think that maybe I should ramp up all of my exercises too. I am learning the line between overdoing it and pushing it every time do a good hard workout. I have also noticed each exercise gets easier after warming up the muscles with low reps. I may just start doing a warm up set and then try pushing higher reps for the other two sets. I still have to do more research on weight training, but it is also important to pay attention to what works for me while exercising.
Today I did the following: