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    ladies...your fitness routine?

    i read all the guys weighing in on their routines, but don't see as many posts from the ladies...mind sharing what you all like to do? i need ideas so as not to get bored.

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    Used to be 3-4x/week at the gym doing heavy lifts of squats, deadlifts, cleans, snatches, push presses, overhead presses, etc., supplemented by 1-2x/week sprints, yoga, cycling, hiking

    Now it's 2x/week self defense classes, 1x/week sprints, and 1x/week yoga. And regular dancing like a crazy in my apartment to house music.

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    thanks!

    what are

    cleans?

    snatches?

    push presses?

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    do a google search for "cleans," "snatches" and "push press" and you'll see.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zoebird View Post
    do a google search for "cleans," "snatches" and "push press" and you'll see.
    DEFINITELY Google search "snatches". Turn off any filters.

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    Mine is like this:

    A. Yoga in two forms: 1. normal yoga program that does body weight stuff (basically the LHT version of yoga) and 2. therapeutic yoga to help better align my posture (this also includes pilates and feldenkrais stuff).

    B: Mobility and posture work: I then do mobility work and specific posture work -- i'm realigning my posture altogether and have been for 6 months. It's really amazing as a process. It takes a lot of effort.

    C. walking/hiking -- do this once or twice a week for the long-slow/play;

    D. Sprint day, which is mostly playing with my kid.

    E. Play which is swimming right now.

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    CrossFit 4-5 times a week, horseback riding 2-3 days a week.

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    Check out my blog. Hope to share lots of great recipes and ideas!

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    My ladyfriend has been doing squats, deadlifts, bench presses, and presses, all with progressively greater resistance. Then, for accessory work, she does some bicep curls, band-assisted chin-ups, more squats but lighter/higher volume, and incline push-ups. And she walks on trails in the county park as much as possible. Wish she'd have let me document her progress with photos, but you'll have to take my word for it. And my word is: it works.

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    Google search "snatches". Turn off any filters.
    So your fitness routine involves googling snatches. You must also enjoy jerking tremendously.

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    Quote Originally Posted by magnolia1973 View Post
    So your fitness routine involves googling snatches. You must also enjoy jerking tremendously.
    Listen here, Mags. I have no problem with women in the military, the CEO's office, or politics, but dirty jokes are supposed to come from the filthy minds of men, dammit!

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