Thx for the hooks suggestion. Didn't know about them.
:: 1 Man Island:: --> Hi. For a LOT of stuff yes this is true, but I still can do dumbbells for many things. I want to do my very best with what I have of course, and do not want to say I'll "have" to use all machines. But I do accept my limitations to a great degree as well. It's a balancing act.
right now, my goals are simple -->> lose weight/tone and add muscle in small portions
On the days I don't use weights/machines, I do cardio, and I do abs 5-6 days a week.
I'm exercising, not body-building or power lifting right now......and exercise may be the best I can do, but I won't give up without a fight lol.
kk, so here's a sampling of what I'm doing.
Monday: Warmup, chest, abs, cardio
Tuesday: Warmup, shoulders, traps
Wed: Warmup, back, abs, cardio
Thur: Warmup, Legs
Friday: Warmup, arms, cardio
Now, as for the exercises for the bodyparts mentioned, here's how it looks:
Chest: Flat OR incline bench, machine flies
Shoulders: dumbbell presses, shoulder press machine, for traps-shrugs
Arms: Dbell curls, bent bar curls, triceps rope press, kickbacks, reverse machine tri press
Back: Upright rows, back extension machine, dbell rows
Legs: All machine stuff, extensions and curls and calf extensions
Cardio = at least 15 mins on a treadmill
Abs= a weighted crunch machine (can't do any twisting stuff due to implants in abdomen on each side)
Weights are reasonably low, reps range from 6-20 on 2-4 sets of each exercise mentioned.
Thinking about doing something I hate soon--> circuit training....it might actually fit me better for about 6 weeks.
Oh, and I never give myself more than a timed 45 seconds between sets on any exercise, and about 2 mins between exercises
kk, that's all I got for this one fellas.
Ya all t/c