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Lee Labrada's 12-Week Lean Body Trainer - Week 2, Day 13

Legs and abs are up on deck today. And it's time to quickly go over two misconceptions about exercising.

Legs and abs are up on deck today. And it's time to quickly go over two misconceptions about exercising. Check out Lee busting these two myths below: Spot Reduction and More Exercise Is Better.

Week 2, Day 13: Legs & Abs!

Watch The Video - 5:01



Spot Reduction Myths

Myth 1 / Spot Reduction

People will sometimes come to me and tell me they want to take body fat off of their stomach so that they can have sharp abs. Or sometimes, it's reducing their thighs they're after. Whatever the case, they want to really improve one specific area of their body.

There is a way to do all of these things, but what you have to keep in mind is that you cannot spot reduce a body part. While you can train more intensely on a certain muscle group to try and get it to progress faster, if you're looking to improve your muscle definition and leanness, the only way to do this is to lose body fat all over your body.

You're going to lose it from all over the body gradually so patience will be key.

Myth 2 / More Exercise Is Better

As you'll notice with many of these workouts, they are fairly short. But, at the same time they're also intense... and productive.

Keeping your workouts short and intense will enable your muscles to grow fastest so you see the best results.

Doing too much exercise is just going to cause you to get injured or become overtrained. And trust me; you definitely don't want that to happen, because your progress will come to a halt!

The Workout

Legs and Abs Workout

Tomorrow you'll wrap up week two with a back and biceps workout and 30 minutes of cardio.


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sandeep1987

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feeling great................

Jan 19, 2013 3:38am | report
 
ChuckLabrada

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That's exactly what we are looking for!

All the best sandeep1987

Feb 27, 2014 9:30am | report
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Flamomof3

Great workout, also added inner thigh and butt workout.

Aug 17, 2013 12:15pm | report
 
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Carbon84

Great workout driving standard afterwards was tough...

Jan 31, 2014 2:06pm | report
 
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Carbon84.

I have been in your shoes! You know you've worked out hard when.... hahaha

Continued effort like that, and you will reach your goals for sure!

All the best.

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i was a little hestitant to change up my workout usinng bodybuilding.com but its been going good. i was on the same routine for about a year so i plateaued. im still a beginner so i adjust accordingly to each workout. prlly put in a nother set or two however i havent felt sore in a long time until i used this program. so i guess ill be comin back here after i complete this workout and shed some weight. it feels good and i look forward to trying out new workouts and see if i still can make gains. however i hit a PR today on the incline press and it feels good.

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Lvs2run

Can I move switch days? Some days it have more time at the gym then other days.
Thanks

Mar 8, 2014 7:54am | report
 
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rwingate40

I believe that you can switch days. I have to switch days because I cannot do any exercises on Sundays. Also, I have to carve my days to fit my schedule such as work, school, and other family agendas that comes up. But I have to finish that whole entire workouts before the week is up or I will have to play catch up.

Mar 20, 2014 11:16pm | report
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I feel great ,but need some motivation to keep me going

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s3nthl

with weather getting better, I play a tennis singles for minimum of 90 mins after my work outs.

hard court tennis being very intensive, will I loose a lot of muscle? I love the cardio part but wanna see the muscle grow as well. I would hate to NOT play tennis.

Apr 3, 2014 7:33am | report
 
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charlene123

This is the best 12 week plan I've completed to date. Second time round for me!

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  • Body Stats
  • ht: 5'11"
  • wt: 155.76 lbs
  • bf: 22.5%
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Day 13! Feeling stronger and love the workout. Slowly starting to get used to exercising every day

Apr 14, 2014 1:54am | report
 
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Lower back was really bothering me today because of the Dead-Lifts on day 10 ....Putting in an extra stretch session.

Apr 30, 2014 11:23am | report
 
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davidschmid

Just finished day 13. Love the program so far and I'm feeling great. Leg day is definitely the toughest! Squats followed by lunges and dead lifts...whew!

Jun 20, 2014 5:08pm | report
 
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On day 11 and WOW how I've changed. Gym sessions are intense and feel good, diet is good albeit a cheat meal here and there, cardio good and supplements taken as directed.

Biggest notice is arms are looking huge and defined. Waist down 1 1/2 inches and more importantly I feel confident and dare I say it, I'm looking good.

Thanks for the plan, routine and structure.

Stu

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tomsawyer2014

I thought I wont be able to go home after this work out...I cant walk LOL... really tough one, but im lovin it ;)

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Nathan8766

great program so far please give me rep some trolls decided to destroy my rep on an honest review i had over 2 years ago! WTF right

Jul 17, 2014 2:12pm | report
 
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I am almost done with week 2 of this program. There are only 2 sets per excise with one set to failure. Would adding another set be helpful? If so...what would the results be?

Thanks

Jul 18, 2014 8:29pm | report
 
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