Thread: Training w/o legs
01-05-2004, 02:11 PM #1
Training w/o legs
I'm about to restructure my training in order to accomodate the fact that my ankle is all busted up (torn ligaments, etc) - i can barely walk and can't do legs at all for at least 6 weeks, more likely 3 months before i squat again (according to Dr.) So i'm looking for advice on training w/o doing a leg day (as much as it kills me). I'll be doing PT for my ankle as i'm able to. How's this look, for now?
Also, i can't (obviously) do cardio on the tread or elliptical etc...so does anyone have suggestions on that front?
01-05-2004, 02:14 PM #2
Looks good........... Can you still do light leg extentions and leg curls?
Hope you heal quickly
01-05-2004, 02:19 PM #3Respected Member
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If it's your ankle thats busted, then do 8-10 sets of extensions
As for cardio- SEX
01-05-2004, 02:54 PM #4Originally Posted by Pheedno
and yea, i'm going to try to do extensions and curls - we'll see how it feels...my lower leg (up to about half way up) is sore, so I may need to lay off a little while longer...
01-05-2004, 03:01 PM #5
i hurt my ankle pretty badly running a 10k a little over a month tho......i freaked out thinking i couldnt do cardio for a while or train my legs............but i still was able to extentions and curls.......hurt too much to train calves tho for a couple weeks..........
as for cardio, you still should be able to use the stairmaster.......it shouldnt really affect your ankle........try a low intesity.......
01-05-2004, 03:11 PM #6Originally Posted by Danielle
01-05-2004, 03:43 PM #7Originally Posted by cb25
your probably in alot worst shape than i was.....lucky i was still able to do the stairmaster.........a month without any cardio, i would have gone nuts........lol............i was limping for a few weeks.....but i didnt need a brace..........
01-05-2004, 03:54 PM #8Originally Posted by cb25
01-05-2004, 07:09 PM #9Originally Posted by chrisAdams
01-05-2004, 07:15 PM #10
Focus on maintain what you have while injured dont give up on legs like our mud says extensions and curls all day .
That always helped me keep size in my legs while injured.
01-05-2004, 10:51 PM #11
O ya... bro another thing
you can still do inductors and abductors!
Last edited by bigol'legs; 01-05-2004 at 10:55 PM.
01-06-2004, 07:46 AM #12
Workout looks good bro...Hope your ankle is better soon. Best of luck,
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