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Unformatted text preview: DAY 5-12 VI. STARTING THE CLASS A. Partners 1. For the sake of safety and adequate workouts, as well as learning to work with others in a gym, everyone should have a partner or spotter. 2. This can be in groups of two or three. B. Weights and increases 1. Everyone should start light. 2. When you are successful for all of your sets of a particular exercise, move up minimally the next time. a. Minimally means 2-1/2 lbs. on each side for free weights, and a 1/4 or 1/2 plate on machines. C. Maximum efforts on final two days in order to find out what level students should be lifting, and to teach people how to correctly go about doing a maximum effort. 1. There is an option on the final two days to do maximum efforts involving bench press, squats, and pulldowns. 2. If this option is taken, individuals should expect to be able to do either bench and pulldown on day 1 or squats only. Day 2 would be squats if you did bench and pulldown on day 1....
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course PE 101 taught by Professor Peteson during the Winter '10 term at Montgomery College.
- Winter '10