Women’s Chest and Back Workout

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Last week I mentioned that I was getting bored with my previous workout so I began a new one. I love it. If I don’t enjoy a workout I’ll just quit – which is not okay – so I decided I’d look for something new and I’m really glad I did. Today I did a full chest and back workout. Even though this title says it’s a “women’s” workout, men could do it as well. What I like most about {Read More}

My 4-Week Workout Journal, Day 15: Upper Body

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I’m gonna keep this short and sweet today! My 4-week workout journal continues with Day 15. Day 15: Upper Body Workout Incline Press: 2 sets x 12 reps, 15# dumbbells Lat Pulldown: 3 sets x 12 reps, 40# Seated Row: 3 sets x 12 reps, 45# Overhead Press: 3 sets x 12 reps, 12# dumbbells Reverse Pec-Deck Flye: 3 sets x 12 reps, 5# dumbbells Lying Triceps Extension: 2 sets x 12 reps, 20# Standing Curls: 2 sets x 12 {Read More}

My 4-Week Workout Journal, Day 7 & 8: Cardio & Upper Body Workout

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I’m still going strong with my 4-week workout plan. I was doing awesome until yesterday. Still, I’d rather skip a workout than injure myself and be out for weeks! The good news is that the upper body workout I did today already felt much easier than it was the first time I did it. I’m progressing again and that’s a good feeling. Day 7: Cardio Skipped. I could barely walk yesterday morning. FAIL. Day 8: Upper Body Workout Incline Press: {Read More}

My 4-Week Workout Journal, Day 1: Here We Go!

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For the next 4 weeks I will be making daily posts about my workouts – with the exception of Wednesdays because that will be my off day. Yeah, only one off day. That is something I’m definitely not used to. In welcoming the new year, I also wanted to challenge myself to a tough 4-week workout that I found in the Jan/Feb 2011 edition of Muscle & Fitness Hers. The workout itself consists of 4 strength training days, Monday, Tuesday, {Read More}

4/20: Women’s Back Workout

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Happy Tuesday! Hey…at least it’s not Monday! Today I did a women’s back workout. I was originally scheduled to do another shoulder workout, but I decided to skip it this week. I was very pleased with the workout I did today because I improved on everything since the last back workout I did. I was going to take an updated back photo today but I completely forgot, but I will be taking one and adding it here SOON! I’m also {Read More}

4/12: Women’s Back Workout

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It’s been a busy weekend, so my back workout got postponed and I was finally able to do it today. We had to fix one of the cars this weekend among other things and working out was put on the back burner. Today I only did a back workout, tomorrow I’ll be doing cardio, but what I’m really excited about is doing legs on Wednesday. I’ll finally be doing deadlifts again and I’ll get to use my new lifting straps! {Read More}

3/26: Back Workout (130-Pound Deadlifts!)

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Back workout day today and nothing else! Another personal best for deadlifts, I’m now able to deadlift my bodyweight 11 times! One of these days I should see what my 1-rep max is (that is…how much weight I could lift just one time). I bet I would surprise myself! My previous personal best for deadlifts was 125#, which I was able to lift 10 times. You can see that back workout here. I’ve been pleasantly surprised by how great these {Read More}

3/19 Workout: Back Only (New!) & Deadlifts Personal Best!

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I haven’t worked out on a Friday, other than doing cardio, in a long, long time but today I did a new back workout. It’s a 5 day split that I started last Saturday and it’s a workout I got from Bodybuilding.com. It’s under the workouts section and it’s an advanced women’s workout. For this workout, it involves a warm up set or two, depending on the exercise followed by a straight set using a weight I can lift for {Read More}