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The Icon27
02-05-2003, 08:02 PM
I am in my little yearly cutting mode for summer and I wanted your thoughts of the best time to do cardio before or after weight training. I have always done cardio after lifting so I am not tired when trying to push weight.

But then other people do cardio before...

any thoughts?

MrWebb78
02-05-2003, 08:15 PM
keep it after the workout, use your energy to get that weight up first

Saturday Fever
02-05-2003, 08:54 PM
**** cardio. Structure your workout appropriately to induce hypertrophy. This will increase your basal metabolism and allow you to lean out without having to get on cardio gear. What are you, some 30something lady with huge thighs or a man? :)

PowerManDL
02-05-2003, 08:55 PM
Do it on your off days if possible.

If not, after is your best bet.

Saturday Fever
02-05-2003, 08:56 PM
PowerMan is the leading authority on treadmills. :)

PowerManDL
02-05-2003, 09:02 PM
No, I'm the leading authority on how to lose fat via training.

Saturday Fever
02-05-2003, 09:09 PM
I was trying to be sarcastic. :(

kook
02-05-2003, 09:16 PM
lift firsttttt should deplete your glycogen levels in your muscles enough.. then cardio and your body can't help but burn fat at this time

Beast
02-05-2003, 10:37 PM
Originally posted by PowerManDL
Do it on your off days if possible.

If not, after is your best bet.
I agree with this. Although I think it would be ok to do cardio in the early morning, then do a weight workout in late afternoon, too.

carolinagirl
02-05-2003, 11:04 PM
Originally posted by PowerManDL
Do it on your off days if possible.

If not, after is your best bet.

If you do it after, should you drink your postworkout shake in between? Or should you let that beautiful anabolic window slip by you forever?

(I think that drinking the pwo shake in between would make me hurl.)

Sorry for the hijack, btw.

Shane
02-05-2003, 11:10 PM
Originally posted by carolinagirl


If you do it after, should you drink your postworkout shake in between? Or should you let that beautiful anabolic window slip by you forever?

(I think that drinking the pwo shake in between would make me hurl.)

Sorry for the hijack, btw.

After.

Nice title by the way.

carolinagirl
02-05-2003, 11:12 PM
Thanks.

The Icon27
02-06-2003, 03:05 PM
After is what I figured, I will continue this. Oh I should have mentioned that I am guy who is 23 years old about 6'3" 250-252.

A stay relatively lean all year so I only am going to lose 10-15 pounds at the most. Which really isn't that difficult.

Thanks for they replies!