I do the FitQuest program at the YMCA which has a neat workout generating and tracking resource called ActivTrax.
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8/16/11 9:24 A
"I am curious as to what sort of strength programs those over 50 are doing? "
I do the Instinct machines twice a week, and I am in a weight-based circuit training class every Friday.
But it doesn't matter what I - or anyone else - may do. You need to decide, with the help of your doctor, what YOU are capable of doing and proceed from there.
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Seek out help with your strength training from a qualified trainer.
No need to get hurt or waste your time.
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Hi, I am curious as to what sort of strength programs those over 50 are doing? I am 60 and go to a gym where I use free weights and machines for strength. Last Sept. I ended up with a severely frozen shoulder and it has taken me 11 months to get to the point where I can lift my arm slowly over my head. This has hindered my strength training, needless to say. I am not really interested in developing big muscles but I don't want to underdo it either. I have been very cautious trying to do anything and do not lift any free weight over 10 pounds and nothing over my shoulder ever (per my orthopedist). I think I would be happy staying at the amt. but wonder if I should be increasing it. Any comments appreciated.
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