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What weights/etc should I get?
I'll be starting this program and I've never worked out before, and I was wondering what I should get weights wise etc?

I'm 5'7", 135 female, looking to tone up. Just curious if anyone could help me, so I can get started working out next week. emoticon Thank you.
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RE: What weights/etc should I get?
11/2/12 7:42 PM as a reply to Elinu.
Hi, I have completed P90X and doing a Hybrid with P90X/Insanity now. If your looking to tone up, Resistance Bands work great. Very portable and inexpensive. The benefit of Bands are that you can progress to heavier bands as you get stronger. Good luck and keep pressing play.
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RE: What weights/etc should I get?
11/2/12 7:50 PM as a reply to Elinu.
Great tip on the bands. Not sure what your power is or what kind of weight your lifitng, but if you don't like the bands I would look at the SelectTech from Bowflex. I originally disregarded them due to cost and started buying dumbells separately, but as I have grown and my need for more weight has grown, I've ended up spending more. I still like having the individual dumbells, but in the long run the SelectTech would have been a beter investment and less storage space. There are other cheaper versions, I would research them before buying. I’ve got an awesome group of people starting P90X and other programs we’d love to have you join us for support, motivation, inspiration, information and friendship. Check us out here:

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RE: What weights/etc should I get?
11/2/12 10:07 PM as a reply to Elinu.
Like it was already said, go for resistance bands, they are much more versatile than you might think. Although, if you decide to go out and buy dumbbells, do not go buy brand new shiny ones from a sports store. Go look on craigslist or ebay or somewhere similar to find them there, your muscles wont know the difference between shiny and new or used and not so pretty. Youll save a lot of money buying them used emoticon
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RE: What weights/etc should I get?
11/3/12 10:37 AM as a reply to CoachLarryM.
Thanks for the tips emoticon I'll be checking into bands and seeing what that's like.
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RE: What weights/etc should I get?
11/5/12 10:05 AM as a reply to Elinu.
Don't think anyone mentioned it, but if you get resistance bands, be sure to get a door attachment. Makes it much easier to do the pull up movements.
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RE: What weights/etc should I get?
11/5/12 10:09 AM as a reply to Elinu.
Good tip Jay.

Elinu - Did you start yet? How's it going?
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