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Author Topic: Best workouts for people who are quite tight on time  (Read 999 times)
UnholyAlliance
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« on: July 09, 2014, 06:37:35 PM »

Hello everyone and thanks for letting me join your community.

I am 50 years old and stand at 5'9 and 176lbs at this time. Right now I commute to a job 40 miles away by train and I seem to have very little time to workout. As I have 45 minutes available what are some great workouts that can be done within that time frame? Any tips welcomed.
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Charlys69
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« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2014, 02:27:42 PM »

stay with the basic exercises....i would recomend (in your case) only 2 Exercises in a 45 Minutes training, training 2 muscles groups in 1 workout, so itīs only 1 exercise for a certain muscle group.

for example

Chest & back

1. Bench-press, warm-up 4-5 Sets, do 2 heavy sets (3-6 reps), after 2 medium heavy (8-12 reps) + 1-2 high rep sets

2. Barbell rows, warm-up 4-5 sets, the same scheme like in bench press

You only have to warm up for 2 exercises which spend some time....but in these exercise you do 5-6 "working sets"

Biceps/triceps

Legs shoulders


i would also recomend to use for the next training cycle different basic exercises (like incline bench press, Pull-ups)
but i donīt know how often you can train 3,4,5,6 days a week ?
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