workout for OR

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    Hi All,

    IT's towards the end of the year and I want to start the new years to a good start.
    Like a lot of people I have decided to start going to the gym.
    SO, does anyone have any work outs that would help out.

    Thanks!!!

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    Take up tennis. It is one of the most fun ways to get a lot of exercise. Find someone who is a beginner like you.
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    it'll help if you work out your core muscles very well (strengthening the lower back and abdominals will help since we do long standing or too much lifting). after just working it out for almost a month, i noticed improvements. do whole body workout, hitting the gym at least 3 times a week will do.

    i also do tennis 2x/week and basketball 1-2x/week

    improving flexibility is also important!
    there are a lot of fitness sites that will provide with you with the basic programs up to advance programs as you improve.
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    The back and abs do seem really important in the OR.
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    Quote from NurseLumpia
    Hi All,

    IT's towards the end of the year and I want to start the new years to a good start.
    Like a lot of people I have decided to start going to the gym.
    SO, does anyone have any work outs that would help out.

    Thanks!!!
    Definately do weight/resistance training. Do NOT just do cardio. Many women are afraid of lifting moderate-heavy weights because they're afraid of bulking up and looking like bodybuilders...not true. Being able to lift heavier has helped me alot in the OR. Example of my workout
    Day 1-Back/Biceps/Abs/30 minutes cardio
    Day 2-60-90 minutes cardio
    Day 3-Legs (lunges and squats kick your butt literally)
    Day 4-Chest/Triceps/Abs/30 minutes cardio
    Day 5-60-90 minutes cardio
    Day 6-Rest
    Day 7-Repeat
    Core training is great since we use our backs alot. Stability balls work pretty well.
    I usually change my routine so my muscles don't adapt or so i don't get bored. They need to be stimulated by changing your routine every 3 months or so. Good luck!
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    Thank you to ALL who replied!!! I greatly appreciate it!
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    Thank you to ALL who replied!!! I greatly appreciate it!
    good luck!


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