Posted On:6/05/2008 1:41pm
Style: Muay Thai, BJJ n00b
Well, today I finally finished secondary school, and have a ten week summer holiday till I start my public services course in college. Now, I've asked questions in this forum before, and you guys have helped plenty with those, so I would like to ask for your help again.
Well, with ten weeks free time, I intend to get myself into better shape for my college course, as I'm going in for public services. Problem is, I havn't really got any good advice off my PE teacher, and my Kung Fu teacher, although he can give me some pointers, It's not really enough.
What I wanna know is, if any of you guys can give me some tips and exercises for improving all forms of fitness, cardio and strength in particular (I pretty much have flexibility covered).
Heres the gist of what I am doing at the moment:
On Mondays I have a Kung Fu class, and Spar.
On wednesdays and fridays I work with dumbells, and do sipts ups, press ups and squats.
On tuesdays and thursdays and saturday I use the speedrope and ride a couple of miles on a bicycle.
I practise kicks and punches everyday, but only in the air as at the moment I have nothing to hang the heavy bag on, but thats set to change soon. I also practice flexibility everyday, all main muscle groups.
Thats it essentially
So, what I want to know is have you guys got any ideas on how I can push myself into working harder, any useful exercise regimes, or just ways to motivate myself to exercise. Any help would be very much appreciated dudes.
Last edited by Kung Fu Fury; 6/05/2008 1:55pm at .
Posted On:6/05/2008 1:53pm
Style: creonte on hiatus
1. Move your tuesday or thursday workout to sundays. This will give you two non-consecutive rest days (which is better than two rest days one after another.)
2. After implementing change #1, use Sunday to do the exact workout you are doing on tuesdays and fridays.
3. Do some roadwork every other day (for active recovery.)
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That's all I can think of. Just keep it simple; sometimes more =/= better.
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Posted On:6/05/2008 1:55pm
Sorry mate I forgot to mention I do cardio on saturdays too. Its fixed now.
Posted On:6/05/2008 2:03pm
I'd still suggest the same changes minu doing cardio every other day for active recovery.
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