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Any recommendations for online free weights routines?

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MarvinKMooney Thu 30-Jul-15 10:06:32

I used to go to the gym a few years ago and loved it. Then house moves, job changes and children came along and I just got out the habit.

I've just lost a stone through slimming world, am feeling more confident and want to get my mojo back. I already cycle 20-25 miles a week on my commute, walk everywhere else (don't drive), and am going to pick up running again. I also do Pilates once a week.

I know that resistance exercise makes me feel good and look better (well, it did 7 years ago!), but I would struggle to afford a gym membership at the moment. Can anyone recommend some good free weights routines online? I found some quite good ones by Jessica Smith on YouTube, but they're a bit all-American air-punchingly cheesy for me.

Any thoughts?! Thanks!

TriJo Thu 30-Jul-15 13:33:21

Starting Strength, Strong Curves, StrongLifts, The New Rules Of Lifting For Women...

doubleeggandchips Thu 30-Jul-15 13:34:47

Nia Shanks website. Nerd Fitness have some but you might have to pay membership though, worth a Google anyway.

BlameItOnTheBogey Thu 30-Jul-15 13:37:07

Nike training club app is brilliant. But come over to the Weight Room topic here and you'll get lots of advice.

MarvinKMooney Thu 30-Jul-15 14:06:41

Thank you all! I'll take a look at your recommendations.

Funnily enough, just found the Weights Room - I'll head on over! smile

Bexicles Sun 02-Aug-15 21:18:53

5x5 is very effective.

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