Thread: cardio question....AGAIN
05-28-2005, 01:39 PM #1
someone told me to drop body fat a good idea for retaining muscle is to do 20 minutes of cardio post workout.
i have also been told to drop bf to do 45-60min of cardio in the AM on an empty stomach, i prefer the morning seeing as it burns more cals.
what do you think? and i go at ta high intensity.
im gonna stick with the 45 minutes in the morning for a while, maybe change it up every 2 weeks or so
05-28-2005, 01:49 PM #2
cardio after lifting can easily burn muscle FAST
high intensity can burn muscle readily as well
go w/ empty stomache morning cardio for 45+min @ 65-70%MHR
05-28-2005, 01:52 PM #3
definitely dont do cardio post workout, but the second part is a good idea ive been doing cardio every morning for 45 minutes and its really starting to show. you dont have to do high intensity i think medium intensity is supposed to be better for burning calories and high is better for cardio vascular
05-31-2005, 06:50 AM #4Originally Posted by taiboxa
05-31-2005, 07:39 AM #5Originally Posted by Motion
05-31-2005, 08:17 AM #6AR Hall of Fame
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Mixing anaerobic activity with aerobic activity negates the true purpose of both activities, and sacrifices results of each.
05-31-2005, 08:26 AM #7Originally Posted by SwoleCat
05-31-2005, 09:08 AM #8
as long as you're in a caloric deficit but still consuming the correct amount of marcos, i really dont see a point in cardio, unless you ahve to do a show or shoot...
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