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How many times a week should I do a hard workout?

Much of this will depend on your current fitness level.  If you are just beginning exercise then each session may be a challenge.  If you are fairly active then you may be able to complete up to 3 hard workouts per week.  You must first figure out your fitness level and decide from there.  A good suggestion would be to complete 1 to 3 hard workouts per week. 

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