Got the weights, NOW what?
April 5, 2007 6:22 AM Subscribe
On AskMe's advice
I bought a set of adjustable dumbbells and a bench. Now I need the hive mind's help to design a workout plan.
posted by unSane to sports, hobbies, & recreation (9 answers total) 8 users marked this as a favorite
I need to design a simple workout plan using only a bench, a stability ball, a step (if necessary), medicine ball (if necessary), and a mat.
I am recovering from a back injury and it is important to me to build up my core strength. I have no interest at all in 'bulking up' or 'sculpting' or anything like that. I am getting cardio elsewhere (biking). I'd like to plan a 30-minute, 5-day a week workout that works my whole body over the course of a week.
Although I worked out with a trainer for a year I am a real beginner at this stuff, so assume I have no knowledge at all.
Most of the stuff on the web seems to be aimed either at Ultimate Fighting Dudes (bench press 900lbs) or Pathetic Grannies ("your exercise for today is to stand in the same spot and breathe gently").
I am 42, 5'10 and a bit, 175lbs. Yes, I'm going to take it very easy at first.
Thanks in advance!