Fitness Minutes: (1,865)
289 6/11/12 6:15 A
i really like the videos on SP. I will do the 10 minute boxing ones for a total of 40 minutes and feel a burn. I also like the lifting videos, both dumbbells and resistance bands. Great resource that is free and easy to follow. Plus Coach Nicole is a nice instructor, not yelling at me like Jillian Michaels.
Fitness Minutes: (806)
39 6/10/12 10:20 P
I found the workouts on the exercise tracker to be as much as I can handle, so I'm good with those! However, I really dislike the videos. I tried two, and they reminded me of those aerobics classes where everyone who has done them a hundred times knows exactly what to do and when, but if you're starting out you're floundering and lost and feeling foolish.
Fitness Minutes: (14,252)
9,689 6/10/12 9:17 P
What specific workouts are you talking about? The workouts in the fitness tracker, or videos?
2 sets of 8-12 reps are generally considered to be pretty good, as long as you're using enough weight to fatigue your muscles. You can do more, but you're not getting more benefit; just using more time.
I've found that I get plenty good results with 2 sets. No matter what you're used to doing, try something different for a while, and see how it works for you!
Edited by: DRAGONCHILDE at: 6/10/2012 (21:18)
Fitness Minutes: (100)
9 6/10/12 9:10 P
I am looking at the workouts here and it seems pretty good but the sets seem a little low I am used to doing 3 sets of reps weight that goes up and reps go down.
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