I modified CC as I thought that for me, I have been doing decades of full body conditioning: 1st as a wrestler in High School, then Marital arts & Ashtanga Yoga & to my thinking it didn't make sense & would have been b-b-b-boring to start w/ the CC beginner cycles on most, not all of the exercises. So I found what I could do that was a bit of a challenge & started myself there & built up reps. It's working, & I'm resting more days, doing CC & some favorite lift moves 4-5 days a week, alternating upper/lower & swimming about the same 5 days a week, slower for the 4 days, sprinting all out once a week as per PB. I walk outdoors every day, sometimes evenings after dinner too. I've lost weight, look & feel better, am leaner, with more muscle definition. Been IFing & outright fasting, 4 days a week ago, & doing 2 day fast every week now & liking it a lot!
Originally Posted by primal_jessjane
At 1st I was doing free weights lifting 5-6 days a week, alternating upper & lower & writing everything down in my fitness journal. But since reading more up on the subject & have mostly segued to Convict Conditioning, I've taken more rest days off from that schedule. Am testing the twice a week only for chin ups this week, as I was not seeing rep gains at all by doing them 3-4 day a week. Rest I think is the key, of course doing these exercises very slowly & not cheating is too! The only thing I do fast is the bicycle kicks & once a week lap sprints in the pool.
Originally Posted by adamm
Last edited by Betorq; 09-14-2012 at 12:34 PM.
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