Evening Workout

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Evening Workout

Postby Sunflower » Sun May 25, 2014 2:36 am

I've been experimenting few weeks with the Kung Fu Body Conditioning DVD 1 and I'm having a lot of doubts on how to exacly train it. I find the exercises are well explained but I don't understand how often I should do them, the series/repetitions and how endurance/power has to be trained and how it benefits me.

Now I'm doing warmup+soft white crane for 1h every morning and ocasional walking/swimming/running in the evening.
My goals with this DVD are
1.getting tired for a good sleep (good workout helps a lot )
2. General health
3. Get ready to join karate next september/october
4. enjoy running, rolling, jumping and climbing like a monkey :D

and I'll do it 5 days a week, 1-2h every evening.

What would you recommend me to do?
Should I train arms,torso and legs in the same day or separately?
Should I go for endurance, power or both? How many repetitions/series then?
Any exercises that work good for recovery the after workout? Stretches, massage, cold showers..?
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Re: Evening Workout

Postby Sunflower » Tue Jun 03, 2014 8:22 am

As no answer recieved and as a product of my (not big) knowledge and experience here I come with what I think I'm gonna do:

For endurance: standard mabu+iron board bridges+push ups + hanging row 1 "set" for as many time/reps as I feel comfortable

and then depending on how I feel I'll go running and/or do jumps and/or rolls and/or kicks and/or something that makes me sweat

this 5-6 times per week, I'll always rest 1 day at least

may not be the quickest way to get fit but I think I can't harm myself this way
whatcha think?
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Re: Evening Workout

Postby joeblast » Tue Jun 03, 2014 4:29 pm

Darn near impossible to tell from over here 8) Everyone's got their own level of training they can handle. Follow the hippocratic oath, and firstly do no harm....you'll do allright :)
Even in mildly complex systems, any outcome is the wrong thing to target, with the process being where the focus should be.
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