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Help a cripple out?

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lewpot17
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2015/01/27 09:27:02 (permalink)
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Help a cripple out?

Hi all!

I am going under the knife in 2 days time to re attach my Pectoralis Major. I have been told by my surgeon that I can expect to be in a sling for 3-5 weeks and that I will be unable to train upper body (heavy) for 4-6 months. I had a similar injury last year where I tore my left bicep tendon, which also had similar recovery times. All I could train was legs (Leg press, leg extensions, hamstring curls and calf raises) as these do not require my arms. However this got incredibly boring after a week or two. Can you think of anything else I could incorporate? And how many reps / sets / weight should I be doing in order to keep my legs growing. Im a pretty positive person, and I am looking at this as an opportunity to really work on my legs!

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    SeanR
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    Re: Help a cripple out? 2015/01/27 19:25:50 (permalink)
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    I admire your fighting spirit:). I had a shoulder operation a few years ago, was in the same boat. I was more concerned with getting fat than building muscle so embarked on an exercise bike routine, jeez, it was boring!.
    Be careful you dont start with upper body too soon, as tempting as it may be.
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    lewpot17
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    Re: Help a cripple out? 2015/01/27 22:22:58 (permalink)
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    Oh trust me, the number 1 goal will be to stop myself getting fat! Ha

    It looks like it'll have to be a lot of biking and uphill walking >.<
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