No cardio, I don't want to lose weight, just want to lift...anyone else?

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Apr 29, 2014 6:18pm
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New to the forum and app. So hi everyone!

I hate cardio, so I don't do it. Well, I do very little of it. I don't need to lose weight (BMI 19, BF 22%).

I want to build muscle, and strength. I recently started the program New Rules Of Lifting for Woman. I'm on week 2 and I like it, but I think I need something more intense.

Who's down for the challenge?? I need someone who is somewhat knowledgable. I have some knowledge but would love help from someone with heavy lifting experience.
29 Apr
I Can Help you. What is your goal?
29 Apr
See above
29 Apr
I'm very knowledgeable of heavy lifting. Are you familiar with supersets?
29 Apr
Supersets is a burn out, you take no kind of breaks. You just go from one workout to the next and then repeat it. Supersets is for strength and it's very intense.
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Apr 29, 2014 7:50pm
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No I am not. Right now the program I am doing is- total body 3x per week increasing weight with each workout. So there's plenty of recovery time, but it's a super slow program. 6 months. 
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Apr 29, 2014 7:51pm
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Sorry- I'm confused about the reply/ comment thing.
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1053 Posts
Apr 29, 2014 8:19pm
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How does your programme lool like now?

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Apr 30, 2014 4:35am
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Do u do full body exercise 3times a week. Well that's great.. Keep changes in exercise that u do in a week.. Dont do same thing all over week

30 Apr
Why not?
30 Apr
Making changes helps to build stronger muscle witout getting bored of same exercise and making changes helps to get faster result
30 Apr
Thats bullshit
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Apr 30, 2014 6:11am
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Hopefully I'm responding correctly. Yes, I am doing total body 3xs per week. Mostly free weights/ body weight...no machines. Increasing weight every workout, decrease reps. Right now I'm stressing because I'm away on biz wotkout my protein!!
30 Apr
Increase reps with similar weights 8*10*12reps per exercise. If ur in stress take some energy drinks during exercise.
30 Apr
Dude what kind of advice is this?
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Apr 30, 2014 11:14am
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How does your routine look like?

Exercises with how many sets and reps?

A full body routine is a great way to start and to become alot stronger. Specially when you focus on compound lifts and going heavy.

30 Apr
This is exactly what I am doing. Dead lifts, squats, lunges, presses, push ups...Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Started with 2 sets of 15, the program and plan is to increase sets/weight but decrease reps. Goal is to become stronger.
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