I have the nutrition side of my new regime just about worked out but I now need to think about the exercise side of life….
Best time to work out?
The Body Sculpting Bible recommends that the best time to work out is first thing in the morning as soon as you wake up. Working out on a empty stomach will allow you to burn 3x the amount of body fat. Your body dosent have as much carbohydrate to burn so will reach your fat store much quicker in order to get the energy necessary to do the work.
Terms that I should know before I start
Reps – The amount of times that an exercise is preformed.
Sets – A collection of reps.
Rest Intervals – The amount of rest time between sets.
Modified compound Supersets – Paired exercises usually opposing muscle movements (push, pull) First preform one exercise, rest and then preform the second exercise, rest and then repeat the first exercise again, i.e., first biceps then triceps then biceps again… Keep going until all of the sets are done.
Super Sets – A combo of exercises done one after the other with no rest period in between. You can either do exercises for the same muscle group or you can pair exercises of opposing muscle groups.
Giant Sets – Four exercises done one after the other with no rest in between. You can either use four exercises for the same muscle group or do two pairs of opposing muscle group exercises.