Thread: where to fit it in?
12-23-2003, 01:10 AM #1
where to fit it in?
im currently on a bulking cycle. taking cyp aswel. i train 4 times a week in the wieght room and 2 days a week with a light jog (2.5miles or so). i want to increase my cardio without being 2 detrimental to my bulking. endurace is important to me. i was thinking of doing 4 days a week run in the morning on an empty stomach. maybe on my workout days. wake up, run, breakfast, gym.
what do you think? im realy quite new to cardio and bulking. i have read a lot of threads but none realy explain WHY they choose to do the cardio they do.
any suggestions with explanations would be greatly appreciated!
12-24-2003, 07:34 PM #2
The biggest concern with bulking is caloric intake. You would need to compensate for the extra calories used, with the addition of the two extra days of running. I would definetely keep the running to your workout days (so some days are completey off). To really push yourself towards endurance and weight gain is tricky and some may think is even contradictory, but you seem aware of that. Repeated: I feel that 3-4 days/week of an easy jog is not going to be really that detrimental as long as you take in sufficient calories. Some may disagree that you shouldn't do any cardio, but I say it's always good to do some. I wouldn't go beyond four days a week. In fact, for bulking, I would probably only do 3. Your endurance should still increase regardless.
12-24-2003, 07:57 PM #3
yeah i think i will go with 3 days a week jog for about 30 minutes, row for 10 as a warm up.
probably like this
day 1 :chest bi's morning
day 2 :thighs morning
day 3 ff
day 4 :back tris morning
day 5 :shoulders calves monring
day 6 : cardio arvo
or i might have tyhat day 6 off and on day 7 just do cardio. so i have an extra day of rest?
12-26-2003, 02:00 PM #4Originally Posted by k_dogg
12-26-2003, 05:21 PM #5Originally Posted by mcnst01
meal1: bowl muesali, 2x toast, yohgurt
meal2: (usualy post workout) shake -2 cups low fat milk
meal3: 2 tins of tuna and white rice
meal4: shake as before
meal5:meat serve, usualy chicken breast or steak, and vegetables, heaps of brocolli.
meal6: shake without oatmeal, and 2 boiled eggs
what do you reckon? any suggestions?
ill be changing meal 2 wont be post workout anymore cause the cardio will be sliding in in the monirng and meal5 will be post workout
12-26-2003, 05:28 PM #6Originally Posted by k_dogg
12-26-2003, 05:34 PM #7
your not getting enough solid meals in your diet!!!
12-26-2003, 05:43 PM #8Originally Posted by BullDogg20
12-26-2003, 05:47 PM #9
well switch the white rice with whole wheat rice.
and try and get 4 small solids meals. and the other meals you can use shakes.
12-26-2003, 05:48 PM #10
oh i will try and write a more detailed suggestion, i am leaving for a wake in 10 minutes.
12-26-2003, 05:50 PM #11Originally Posted by BullDogg20
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