Im taking my friend to the gym today and I need to know some good exercises for her to do for her legs..
What rep ranges?
11-13-2008, 10:44 AM #1
11-13-2008, 10:57 AM #2
- Join Date: Feb 2008
- Location: United States
- Posts: 78,660
- Rep Power: 1470748
No reason to train differently than a guy; have her do the same thing a guy would do, based on her experience level.No brain, no gain.
You can't out-train bad nutrition.
"The fitness and nutrition world is a breeding ground for obsessive-compulsive behavior. The irony is that many of the things people worry about have no impact on results either way, and therefore aren't worth an ounce of concern."--Alan Aragon
Ironwill2008 Workout Journal:
11-13-2008, 12:36 PM #3
- Join Date: Oct 2005
- Location: North Carolina, United States
- Posts: 2,931
- Rep Power: 627
11-13-2008, 01:17 PM #4
- Join Date: Aug 2006
- Location: Georgia, United States
- Age: 35
- Posts: 1,067
- Rep Power: 248
Girls who are serious squatters end up building awesome asses, I've observed this phenomenon time and time again. Proceed with this knowledge!
But seriously, ironwill is correct, the training isn't much different, as far as reps and sets, it needs to be based on her goals and experience. If she's untrained, you might want to start with body weight squats, lunges, and calf raises... just keep the above in mind and work up to it ;-)Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth. -Mike Tyson
11-13-2008, 04:02 PM #5
Agree with the above posters. Squats (check her form--ha ha) constantly, lunges, leg curls, bodyweight calf raises, incline presses for chest, pulldowns or rows, d'bell shoulder presses and some curls and pushdowns or lying extensions always are good, basic exercises. Abs, too. Just make sure she doesn't overexert herself and she adheres to proper form. She'll do just fine."Don't call me Miss Kitty. Just...don't."--Catnip. Check out the Catnip Trilogy on Amazon.com
"Chivalry isn't dead. It just wears a skirt."--Twisted, the YA gender bender deal of the century!
Check out my links to Mr. Taxi, Star Maps, and other fine YA Action/Romance novels at http://www.amazon.com/J.S.-Frankel/e/B004XUUTB8/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1