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January 4, 2008

Power Up Your Life Workout Plan, Part 2

Your body hates boredom. Give it the same workout every week, and it will stop delivering results. These workouts pack in the variety you need.

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WARRIOR POSE and TRICEP PRESS

Photo Credit: Ben Goldstein/Studio D

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The rules:
Cardio must be done after weights. And you must take at least one full day off every week, since your body builds strength while you’re resting, not while you’re working out.

WEEK 1

Weights: 3 sets of 15 reps, moderate weight

Monday
Resistance training moves 2, 3, 7, 9, 10 + treadmill jog for 40 minutes at incline 2, speed 5.5

Tuesday
Resistance training moves 1, 4, 5, 6, 8 + treadmill jog for 20 minutes at incline 2, speed 6.0, then 20 minutes of 30 seconds fast (incline 2, speed 8.0) and 30 seconds regular (incline 2, speed 6.0)

Wednesday
rest

Thursday
Resistance training moves 2, 3, 7, 9, 10 + elliptical trainer for 45 minutes at incline 10, resistance 8, strides per minute 130

Friday
Resistance training moves 1, 4, 5, 6, 8 + elliptical trainer for 45 minutes at incline 5, resistance 8, strides per minute 130

Saturday
rest or repeat Monday's cardio

Sunday
rest or repeat Thursday's cardio

Click forward to Page 2 for the next week's workout plan


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