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Fitness Regime

Post by rebeccasu4 » Wed, 28 Nov 2012 5:19 pm

I seee guyss follow fitness regimes, like different body parts for different days, im trying to tone my body, should i also follow a similar regime involving picking up light weights?
Suggestions please? :)

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Post by indrajith » Sat, 01 Dec 2012 1:25 am

Hi Rebecca,

That would do the trick, but u need to increase the reps. if you are using light weights do 12-15 reps. :D . Hope you get tone soon. Have fun working out.

rebeccasu4 wrote:I seee guyss follow fitness regimes, like different body parts for different days, im trying to tone my body, should i also follow a similar regime involving picking up light weights?
Suggestions please? :)

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Post by Cazorla » Sat, 01 Dec 2012 4:18 pm

Isolation training is generally for increasing mass..... compound training (i.e. multiple body parts in a single session) is better for toning. And yes, as the other poster said, aim for more reps..

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Post by andrealeong4 » Wed, 05 Dec 2012 4:31 pm

Concentrate on cardio ALOT but yes do pick up weights, as said in the previous posts, go for compound training.
Happy Toning :)

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Post by mremilnw1980 » Thu, 03 Jan 2013 9:54 pm

you should aim to compound movements as suggested. you can try decreasing your rest time between sets to get a tougher workout! alternatively; for cardio exercises; you should also try alternating the intensity; try going for a 20 min exercise alternating 30 sec high intensity and 30 sec low intensity

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Post by Sergei82 » Thu, 03 Jan 2013 11:38 pm

When you're able to do a full squat with 200 kg on your back, consider yourself toned. :wink:

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Post by caster beh » Tue, 05 Mar 2013 5:59 pm

Cazorla wrote:Isolation training is generally for increasing mass..... compound training (i.e. multiple body parts in a single session) is better for toning. And yes, as the other poster said, aim for more reps..
isolation training is generally for toned. Compound training are for mass builder.( Multi joints movements, involve one or more than two muscles are compund training.) Multi body parts in a session are usually called full body workout.
Hope u get a better idea.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 05 Mar 2013 6:11 pm

caster beh wrote:
Cazorla wrote:Isolation training is generally for increasing mass..... compound training (i.e. multiple body parts in a single session) is better for toning. And yes, as the other poster said, aim for more reps..
isolation training is generally for toned. Compound training are for mass builder.( Multi joints movements, involve one or more than two muscles are compund training.) Multi body parts in a session are usually called full body workout.
Hope u get a better idea.
caster beh, you must be a local trainer, correct? I've not met but one or two locals who could even justify their PTC certification. Additionally, you are walking on very thin ice.

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