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    I've spent the last 15 months working 10 hours a day on a farm, which involves a fair bit of physical exertion, and I'm going back to university in September which is going to be a bit of a lifestyle change. I do try to keep fit and eat healthily but since I've been working at the farm I've been able to eat more without putting weight on, as I've burned it off more easily.

    So I know I'll need to watch what I eat a bit more, to compensate for all those hours sitting on my bum in lecture halls/library/pub lol - but can anyone suggest a decent workout schedule to keep fitness up and toning/weight management? I definitely don't want to lose any weight but at the same time don't want to put any on!

    I like jogging/running, swimming, horseriding and going to the gym - just need a schedule that'll equate to what my body's got used to over the last year or so. Thanks!! )
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    I've spent the last 15 months working 10 hours a day on a farm, which involves a fair bit of physical exertion, and I'm going back to university in September which is going to be a bit of a lifestyle change. I do try to keep fit and eat healthily but since I've been working at the farm I've been able to eat more without putting weight on, as I've burned it off more easily.

    So I know I'll need to watch what I eat a bit more, to compensate for all those hours sitting on my bum in lecture halls/library/pub lol - but can anyone suggest a decent workout schedule to keep fitness up and toning/weight management? I definitely don't want to lose any weight but at the same time don't want to put any on!

    I like jogging/running, swimming, horseriding and going to the gym - just need a schedule that'll equate to what my body's got used to over the last year or so. Thanks!! )
    Er, can you not time manage yourself?
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    LOL of course I can, I was just wondering if anyone had any ideas/tips. Thanks for the helpful input!
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    You've pretty much summed it up yourself, you can swim, horseride, jog, go to the gym instead. You'll never recreate that same level of physical work because doing physical work for 10 hours/day at uni isn't going to happen, but just exercise whenever you can fit it in.

    Resistance work is good. Squats and deadlifts are good, for everyone. You seem to have a fair good idea of what you'll be doing anyway to exercise, so just do those above things whenever you can fit them in.
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    Thanks Taddy Just have visions of becoming a heifer at uni and I don't want that to happen, lol!
 
 
 
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