Step Ups

Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning Discussion' started by Todd Gack, Jan 9, 2006.

  1. One Hot Dog Please! Since the silent era.

    May 19, 2003
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    I'm laying off the burpees for a little while cuz I hurt my left shoulder doing them the other day. I was looking for a quick indoor cardio workout and decided to do some step ups using the mantel in my living room. It's only about one foot high but I got a decent workout with it going as hard as I can for 3 minutes, resting for 1 minute and then repeating 3 more times. To increase the intensity I might increase the time of the intervals, decrease rest periods or increase the number of intervals.

    I'm even considering getting one of those femmy step aerobic things so that I can increase the height of the step itself.

    Any of you guys done these before? Like them?
  2. OpethDrums Banned Banned

    Jan 8, 2005
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    Brown Belt
    i used to hate using the stairmaster because i had to do them for 10 minutes as a warm up where it increased in speed and reset 3 times and it was really hard.. but now my legs are big and strong so i will reccomend those

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