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Old 05-02-2013, 04:20 PM   #21
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i've used a punching bag before, it's fun but i don't like it that much.
Lots more than that, punching a heavy bag is only about 10% of it, you cant imagine the fitness you would get from it....

Just go and try to jumprope for 3 minutes straight, bet you cant do it without stopping...
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work on cardio. Keep your heart rate up 30 mins a day. Weight training isnt going to burn fat as well as this.
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1. eating properly is the #1 way to lose the weight...
2. interval training (cardio) best on the exercise side
3. I can't tell you how many articles I've read stating how effective weight training is for burning fat (especially with shorter breaks between sets, etc.) as it keeps your metabolism elevated for MUCH longer afterwards than straight cardio. up to 36 hours later according to some.
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not meaning to hi jackt hread but running 30 min day how would you run 30 min jog? springs?

thanks
personally I try and use intervals (sprint, walk sprint walk, etc) It's shown to be far more effective at improving your conditioning and losing weight.

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/int...aining/SM00110
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unless you're an ectomorph, (which it sounds like you arent)

diet is the biggest thing here. you can hit the gym every day, work more cardio in

but if you go home and eat the exact same thing (though, probably more; since you're going to be hungrier from working more) with just a few more apple slices and a broccoli or two nothing major is going to change.

after a diet change comes the real work, starting with light weight high repitition stuff with interval cardio

not tryna be a dick jake, just how it is; gotta pay to play! food is like our mod money when it comes to losing weight.


case and point, a friend of mine 5"10, 290 hit the gym with us every day for three months straight, we forced him into interval cardio and all... he lost a grand total of 5-8lbs

once we cut his diet from having a sumo omlette after every gym session and cut his carbs, he lost 20lbs over the next two months
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I know snacking can contribute to a few pounds of fat throughout the year. Try not to snack as much between meals and drink plenty of water. Water rehydrates and cleanses your body.

As for working out, Go out and have some fun. Go and explore on your bike and lift weights as the previous posters have said. Make it fun too, biggest reason why people stop working out is because they get bored of it and it's not fun.
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