Make a habit for beginners?

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msmile032
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Make a habit for beginners?

Post by msmile032 » Thu May 17, 2018 3:16 am

I tried full body workouts, but I feel each workout affects the next too much. After squatting, I can barely walk for 2 or 3 days. because of this I wanted to separate it up, so only half my body aches at any given time.

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Re: Make a habit for beginners?

Post by stuward » Thu May 17, 2018 6:47 pm

Starting out is always an issue. You have to phase in your exercise. Try doing light, short, full body workouts every day for about 2 weeks, gradually increasing the intensity and duration. That will allow your body to get used to the effort and you'll improve your recovery. After that, spread out your workouts. I wouldn't suggest you use split routines until you're sure that full body isn't working any more and that usually takes about 6 months.
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