* I use a treadmill and an elliptical machine, and these get boring. So, I made workout schedule that goes like this: January- week 1 of 4: Mon- 60 min treadmill @ 3 mph (with incline) Tues- 30 min elliptical @ 4mh; 30 min SP videos (abs) Wed- 3 x 10 min elliptical @ 5mph; 30 min SP videos (arms) Thurs- 4 x 15 min treadmill @ (4mph with no incline) Fri- 60 bike ride/ or push stroller, around neighborhood Sat- OFF Sun- OFF At the end of each week I assess my progress and make adjustments.
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I got a piece of paper and with the help of friends Explored some exercises, those I found I could without it being to hard that was put in the good list, the exercises I found I was Not able to to was put on another sheet of paper called it not good or to Hard. I took both papers to a Physio and to a Personal trainer for checking and modifying if possible then I tried again with with the professional assessing I found this to be fun, He did it with me, and his wife.
What I could do modified push-ups on the knees Crunches modified friend holding a steadying cable. Rowing (Adaptive) crawling, stretching getting two people to hold me up and another gently pulling at the legs, Darts (Magnetic) Playing Music, wheeling equivalent to walking Swimming non kicking,
Having trouble holding a plank38 I take my mind off the length of time I hold one by trying to do it for the duration of a record on the radio and by concentrating on my breathing. So far (this morning) I've managed 4;23 to Robbie William's Feel. I "Feel" 345 It works every time!
I've worked my way up to this time and remember to stretch my abs after. This would work for a modified plank and side planks
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