Thread: Advice: Off-Ice Workouts
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11-23-2012, 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Splitbtw View Post
You almost got it right. It takes those things minus hours in the gym. Doing a 20 minute workout each day (20 minute HIIT for instance) will have that effect. You do not need to spend hours in the gym to see muscles you didn't know you had or only saw in magazines. To get muscles very large may take hours in the gym, but to get into great shape and build strength and endurance, it does not.
Agreed. The genetically gifted in the prime of their lives are the minority. For the rest of us over-training is a very real concern. Injuries, illness, and stalled gains. Been there, done that.

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