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by SarahPT
Thu Feb 05, 2009 8:05 am
Forum: Cardio Training
Topic: newbie needs help ---please ---
Replies: 4
Views: 3001

2 weeks is not enough time to notice a big difference. It takes time. Good job getting started! It does not sound like you are eating often enough. Try eating a small mat that contains protein and carbs every 3 hours. Add in some good fat sources. Your portions should be small.
by SarahPT
Thu Feb 05, 2009 8:01 am
Forum: Womens Area
Topic: Lifting Gloves for Women Grrr
Replies: 12
Views: 6062

Harbinger is the best in my opinion.
by SarahPT
Thu Feb 05, 2009 8:00 am
Forum: Womens Area
Topic: Please share your views..
Replies: 2
Views: 3723

She needs to see another doctor. That's not normal and she on't be fine once she gets married. There are solutions to these types of health problems, but I'm not a doctor
by SarahPT
Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:29 am
Forum: Cardio Training
Topic: Running help
Replies: 4
Views: 2628

I agree with bossman. Start with some intervals. As you progress you will be able to hold the faster speed longer. Your cardiovascular system will improve the longer you do this. It takes time but you will improve. Also look at your form when you're running and see how it is. Your body should be lar...
by SarahPT
Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:26 am
Forum: Cardio Training
Topic: weights or cardio first
Replies: 6
Views: 3343

Do your weights first. Or better yet, do them on separate days or a different times of the day so both will be higher quality.
by SarahPT
Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:25 am
Forum: Womens Area
Topic: Don't know where to start?????
Replies: 3
Views: 3908

Welcome! Yes, both cardio and weights. You can do a lot just with your body weight (squats, lunges, push ups, dips, etc.). A few pair of dumbbells will give you a great variety as well. For cardio, get a piece of equipment that you will enjoy the most. Or, buy clothes appropriate for the climate you...
by SarahPT
Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:22 am
Forum: Womens Area
Topic: Workout Routine ...
Replies: 3
Views: 2832

Good posts above. Lifting such light weights for high reps will help improve the endurance of your muscles and burn some calories, but it won't accomplish your goals. Also on leg days you are wasting time with a lot of isolation exercises. Compound lifts work a lot better, things like squats and dea...
by SarahPT
Mon Dec 29, 2008 6:46 pm
Forum: Workout Journals
Topic: Sarah Runs
Replies: 38
Views: 24898

Thanks, you know what I normally do is copy and paste just before I hit post. But, as usual, my mind runs a million miles a minute as a multi task, and a few things get forgotten. :roll: Training has been going very well. It's been 4 weeks and I can see improvements. My comfortable pace for general ...
by SarahPT
Sat Dec 27, 2008 9:39 am
Forum: Womens Area
Topic: Losing weight after a baby
Replies: 6
Views: 4931

You got great advice above already, but I just wanted to add to be patient. Some women's bodies just take longer to get back to pre pregnency weight than others. Everyone is different. Your body just went through a huge event. Try not to worry too much about it. You WILL get back to where you want i...
by SarahPT
Sat Dec 27, 2008 9:34 am
Forum: Cardio Training
Topic: Running Pains and Questions
Replies: 7
Views: 3197

I could not disagree with the woman in the video more. Heel strike is a huge cause of injury and it's also inefficient. Pick up a book called Chi Running. It's all about good running form. You shouldn't literally run on your toes, but more of your weight should land in the ball of your feet. The mus...
by SarahPT
Tue Dec 16, 2008 10:36 am
Forum: Workout Journals
Topic: Sarah Runs
Replies: 38
Views: 24898

Second week of marathon training: Monday: upper body circuit training and core work Tuesday: 8 miles general aerobic pace with 10x100 meter fast strides Wednesday: recovery day Thursday: 12 miles easy pace Friday: 4 mile recovery pace Saturday: Runner's drills, light lower body body weight work, cor...
by SarahPT
Tue Dec 09, 2008 7:17 am
Forum: Strength Training
Topic: Female Gaining 10-15lbs Muscle
Replies: 25
Views: 8794

You may not need to actually eat more, if you're doing significantly less cardio. I would recommend sticking with your current calorie range. If you're not seeing growth, then you'll know you need to add more. Also, remember to continually increase the weight you are lifting, while maintaining prope...
by SarahPT
Tue Dec 09, 2008 7:07 am
Forum: Workout Journals
Topic: Sarah Runs
Replies: 38
Views: 24898

Yes, you are correct that it's an ultra. And you are also correct on brave AND foolish. :lol:
by SarahPT
Mon Dec 08, 2008 5:51 pm
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: HELP ME!!!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1176

Yup, read that, then ask us any more specific questions you have. Welcome to the forums!! Glad you joined us.

Sarah
by SarahPT
Mon Dec 08, 2008 5:50 pm
Forum: Chill Out Zone
Topic: Sweatshirts while working out?
Replies: 19
Views: 10272

Hopefully it's just because they feel chilly. Seriously though, I've had quite a few people tell me they wear plastic bags during their workouts so they lose more weight. Aaaahhhhhhhh! Things like that make me want to pull my hair out.