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Subject: Core workout vs overall body workout
I'm trying to fit in 2x strength sessions per week for around 30min each.

I've looked at full body workouts and tried these but I generally end up taking 40-50mins to get through them. I see the benefit of doing lat pulldowns, squats, deadlifts, etc.

However, if I've only got 2x 30min blocks to fit into the week I think doing pure core based exercises is the best use of my time.

What do you all think?


2014-07-09 2:52 PM
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Subject: RE: Core workout vs overall body workout
probably depends what you are training for. Like if you are training specifically to break the world record int he plank than probably concetrating on core would be the best bet. Otherwise, If you do a full body workout each week, not sure what it is looking like, maybe squat/bench on one day and deads/ overhead press another day, I think your core will end up being rock hard.

2014-07-22 1:53 AM
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Subject: RE: Core workout vs overall body workout
Yeah I'd say focus on full body strength training. Fit in what you can in 30 minutes. And change it up often so you hit all muscle groups at least once a week. Do a few sit ups when you get up in the morning. That's probably all you need.
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