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cardio or no cardio? that is the question

#1 Postby klaatu21 » Tue Nov 15, 2011 5:17 am

ok so ive been reading alot of conflicting info, ive got a little excess stomach and hip fat, would cardio impare muscle growth if i do it after my workout? or should i just leave the cardio?

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#2 Postby Petitpois » Tue Nov 15, 2011 8:46 am

Scooby says you should cardio, I like Scooby, don't know if he's right though... but here is an article:

http://scoobysworkshop.com/does-cardio-burn-muscle/

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#3 Postby klaatu21 » Tue Nov 15, 2011 9:57 am

That's exactly why I asked read alot of his stuff recently

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#4 Postby mrveggieman » Tue Nov 15, 2011 2:35 pm

Even though I am trying to bulk up I still include cardio in my workout regimine. It helps me build my wind which in turns help me breath when I lift weights which therefore helps me to build and maintain muscle.
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#5 Postby klaatu21 » Tue Nov 15, 2011 4:45 pm

thats where my thinking is, how often do you do your cardio?and how long for?

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#6 Postby veggiesasquatch » Tue Nov 15, 2011 8:56 pm

My advice would be to hit no cardio to little & then only moderate at 20mins a session.

I switched from running & light weights to just big lifts with no cardio at all & the gains have been amazing. I would advise not to hit any cardio, if your looking to gain as much weight as possible then you shouldn't want to burn any. Yes it's good to keep the fitness topped up but as its winter you can worry over cardio in a few months
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#7 Postby klaatu21 » Wed Nov 16, 2011 6:09 am

okcool, illleave the cardio to spring/summer time

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#8 Postby Azhrarn » Thu Nov 17, 2011 11:26 am

I do 45min-1hr (tuesday and thursday 1h and half) of bike every day. Is it bad for my muscle growth?

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#9 Postby klaatu21 » Thu Nov 17, 2011 12:16 pm

That's what I'm unsure of, I have no o e I can ask directly so I'm reading up alot and there's an awful lot of conjecture, I've fallen on the view that if your maintaining the muscle mass you already have then cardio is fine but never straight after lifting. But you can do the two seperTly at different times of the day, but if your trying to gain mass and especially if your trying to gain a significant ammount then cardios a no no. Please put me right if this is false.

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#10 Postby veggiesasquatch » Thu Nov 17, 2011 1:01 pm

viewtopic.php?f=48&t=26623

My Progress after dropping cardio. DO need an update of pics though
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#11 Postby klaatu21 » Thu Nov 17, 2011 1:38 pm

Wow what's your training routine?

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#12 Postby kckas » Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:03 pm

My brother in law is a bodybuilder and he does very little cardio but when he does it's usually the stairmaster.

I personally like cardio but I'm female so I feel like I need it to stay trim.

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#13 Postby veggiesasquatch » Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:27 pm

If you scroll down to the 14th nov then thats what I'm doing for the next few weeks :)

Basically compounds, free weights & body weight (weighted) Movements

viewtopic.php?f=24&t=26582&start=15
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#14 Postby klaatu21 » Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:29 pm

Looks awesome, a little too advanced for me at the moment

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#15 Postby Azhrarn » Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:45 pm

I don't like cars because they're pollutant, so I use bike to reach the gym and to come back. So is it bad after lifiting? =( dammit
If I work more I balance this "deficit"?


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