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    feel the burn

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    Today's "fun set" - leg extensions. Only 45 pounds, but 100 reps! Around 30 it starts to burn, by 50 you're looking for a fire extinguisher.

    The first round I went to 50, took a break, went to 80 took a break and finished it out.

    The second round I got to 58 and again took a second break at 80.

    The third round I got to 62 and did not take a second break. OUCH!OUCH!OUCH!

    This was only one in a round of 5 things we were doing - step ups with weights, squats standing on the flat side of the Bosu and using 30 pound dumb bells, hamstring curls and another hamstring exercise using 20 pound dumb bells.

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    Good job V.

    Sounds like a killer workout.
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    Your trainer must know the 2 women who teach the strength and core class at my gym.
    While I still use pretty light weights, I am getting stronger and a bit more coordinated. I just wish there weren't so many things with jumps. I wouldn't do them, even if I didn't have an injured foot; I can modify easily, but I feel like I am the old lady who can't jump when everyone else is.
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