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JOHNSTUD
06-30-2004, 08:54 PM
A friend of a friend told me that i should leave my cardio for after my lifting because cardio releases growth hormones. Is this true?

Scott S
06-30-2004, 09:04 PM
No. And do cardio on non-lifting days.

Vido
06-30-2004, 09:05 PM
No. And do cardio on non-lifting days.

...or on lifting days, but separated from your actual workout by at least 4 hours.

Saint Patrick
06-30-2004, 09:06 PM
If you must do them in the same session, do cardio last.

IdaMAN
06-30-2004, 09:54 PM
Hmmm, I do cardio first to get it out of the way. Only 30 mins and then lift right after. Guess I should change that eh?

reloaded
06-30-2004, 10:22 PM
Do some research on here about your muscles going catabolic and things like that. I really don't wanna type that much today, so maybe somebody else can explain what that means besides me. Today is my off day for the gym and I'm being a lazy ass. :D

rookiebldr
07-01-2004, 12:43 AM
Hmmm, I do cardio first to get it out of the way. Only 30 mins and then lift right after. Guess I should change that eh?

IMO, yes. ;)

I wouldn't wanna waste energy on cardio for fear I won't be able to put enough into my lifting. I want as much energy as possible so I left as much as I can.

Mind you, I freely admit. I hate cardio!