Beginner Help?

3 posts | Original | Recent
 
Icon_missing_thumb
1 Post
Jul 2, 2014 12:41am
via Android

I just turned 13 on the 23rd of June, but I have already hit puberty for a little while. I'm interested in getting better abs/core and stronger arms, but I'm not completely sure what's right for me at this age. Any advice anyone?

Image_thumb
8 Posts
Jul 5, 2014 9:23pm
via Android

I'd say that the simplest advice would be to get into sports or find one dicipline and go with it. Swimming regular is a great start but anything that gets you moving regularly and consistently will help. Watch what you eat but don't 'diet', if you're exercising regularly you need the fuel.
I'd hold off on serious gym going until you're comfortable with what you're capable of. People often rush in and are then put off when the work seems too hard, so stick to what's fun for you until the gym becomes something that compliments that fun stuff.

Alternatively, ignore me and check out some of the ab workouts on here

05 Jul
Ah I see. Thank you :)
Image_thumb
8 Posts
Jul 5, 2014 9:27pm
via Android

What I mean to say is find a way to enjoy the exercise and the abs will come on their own. If you do it just for the abs, it'll seem more like work and then there's a good chance that you won't enjoy your journey.

Reply


Skimble-workout-trainer-download-app-recommended-programs

Download_app_store_ios Download_google_play_android_172x51


Workout Trainer Forums

Welcome Wagon

6,188 topics, 38,207 posts

Motivation & Support

8,532 topics, 41,850 posts

App Updates

6 topics, 34 posts

Ask the Pros

706 topics, 1,798 posts

Workouts and Programs

2,875 topics, 12,161 posts

Trainer Tools

3 topics, 14 posts

Featured Training Programs

100 Crunch Challenge

100 Crunch Challenge

Moderate Time 2 Weeks
At-Home Bootcamp

At-Home Bootcamp

Moderate Time 4 Weeks
Weight Loss 1

Weight Loss 1

Casual Time 4 Weeks
Kettlebell: Stabilize

Kettlebell: Stabilize

Casual Time 3 Weeks
Cross Training with Yoga

Cross Training with Yoga

Intense Time 4 Weeks
Lose It. Tone It!

Lose It. Tone It!

Casual Time 4 Weeks

Featured Workouts

Max Cardio

Max Cardio

Intense Ic_time_32x32 22 mins  
Lower Body  
Row & Throw

Row & Throw

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 11 mins  
Full Body   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Cardio Machine, Medicine Ball
Lower Body & Abs Workout

Lower Body & Abs Workout

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 8 mins  
Core  
Beginner Upper Body

Beginner Upper Body

Casual Ic_time_32x32 24 mins  
Shoulders   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Dumbbell, Bench
Warm It Up

Warm It Up

Casual Ic_time_32x32 8 mins  
Core  
Lit Legs

Lit Legs

Intense Ic_time_32x32 34 mins  
Lower Body