Category Archives: Training : Cardio

  • As my cardio increases to 2.5 hours low intensity steady state cycling a day, I have decided to tackle this topic – and what a controversial one it is! A lot of people reading this may be alarmed at the …read more

  • 18/12/2012

    Aerobic activities include walking, jogging, bicycling, dancing and swimming. Anything that you do that involves the large muscle groups, which you can sustain for thirty minutes or longer, is considered aerobic. It should be done a minimum of five days …read more

  • It’s amazing that so many people think that holding on whilst walking on the treadmill is the correct thing to do.  Think how ridiculous it would look if people had to hold on to something wherever they went or whenever they moved …read more

  • You’ve likely heard that hardgainers should eliminate cardio entirely. While there is some logic to this argument, it’s not entirely true. When done correctly, there is a place for cardio in a hardgainer’s program. Plus you never want to ignore …read more

  • The Great Debate The number one question most people have about cardio is, “What type of cardio is best for fat loss?” There are those that say low intensity cardio performed for longer periods of time is better for fat loss, …read more

  • Do moderately intense cardio 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week — fast walking is an example, or Do vigorously intense cardio 20 minutes a day, 3 days a week — jogging or running is an example (first and …read more

  • 24/07/2012

    Fitness enthusiasts and athletes can be a little tribal — that is, they like what they do and tend to dismiss or deride other codes, sports or training approaches. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the arguments and discussions about weight …read more

  • 19/07/2012

    “Should I do aerobic training before or after a weights session?” This is a frequently asked question and one over which a wide spectrum of opinion exists even though it may seem like trivia if you’re new to weight training. …read more

  • One of the keys to losing weight is to find a weight-loss program you enjoy so you’ll stick with it. Gyms offer so many opportunities to create workouts that you will likely be able to find several activities you enjoy …read more

  • Most exercisers know that there are two vital components to a successful fitness program. Number one, you want to build muscle by participating in weight training. Number two, you must keep your heart healthy with cardiovascular fitness activities, usually called …read more

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