No legs conditioning

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  1. bad_coupon

    bad_coupon Orange Belt

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    I'm looking for conditioning exercises that don't use legs that much. Thing is, I'm biking quite a lot and squatting 3 times a week so my legs tend to be pretty spent most of the time. Some ideas I have:

    -med ball thrusts, scoops and what have you
    -shot/rock put
    -sledgehammer stuff
    -lighter kb/db swings, snatches
    -pushups
    -generally lighter variants of regular lifts
    -BW chins, pullups (although I'm too weak to do it as cardio)

    Anything you can add? Input appreciated. Links too.
     
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    Boxing.

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  3. dfoster

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    light rowing, hitting the speed bag.
     
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    Do a handstand and then go for a jog on your hands :)

    Try linking together some of those exercises that you mentioned in a circuit using lighter weights and higher reps (like 20 reps). This might be more muscle endurance than cardio but it would still be a good workout.
     
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    bad_coupon Orange Belt

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    Thanks guys. *puts on his hand shoes*
     
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    +1 Boxing

    Superman pushups, Dips, do a handstand and try to walk a few feet.
     
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    bad_coupon Orange Belt

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    I looked them up on youtube. They look neat.
     
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    bad_coupon Orange Belt

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    Maybe if I cut my legs off :icon_chee


    *looks at thread title* well, yeah...
     
  10. vince89

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    Tabata jab cross sprints or you can do normal 3 minute rounds and then last 30 jab cross sprint or knee sprint.
     
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    swimming?
     
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    Just chew really vigorously. You need something that won't give out right away, shoes, tennis balls, sticks, etc.
     
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    Best answer.
     
  14. Ian Coe

    Ian Coe Silver Belt Professional Fighter

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    I'm not being funny but after 4 rounds of boxing sparing, if I have had a break, my legs are killing me. I seem to spend the whole round doing partial squats (dipping, slipping, punching)
     
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    Partial squats are not ATG and therefore don't count. :D
     
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    Ian Coe Silver Belt Professional Fighter

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    and they're bw ones :icon_sad:


    furey me up baby
     
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    I second swimming.
     

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