View Full Version : how important is cardio

10-24-2004, 05:24 AM
hey when i work out i get out of breathe within like 20 mins so should i be doing cardio? what is the best excercises for cardio and how often should i be doing it for? .

10-24-2004, 08:03 AM
swimming is good all round cardio.

10-24-2004, 04:14 PM
some of them swimmers are kinda big, not like big what us lot are used to but they have really wide shoulders and that, oh ye to the point I dont do cardio sorry to interupt

10-24-2004, 04:30 PM
Try warming up with a rowing machine, put it to the maximum resistance, do about 10 mins warmup, then do your weights. I find it's enough to get your heart going pretty well, plus it warms you up to a pretty decent temp before you start lifting. On off days (if you want to), do cardio.

10-25-2004, 03:06 AM
everyday is a maximum day for me, i only have a sunday off i work out 6 days a week i cud try running in the morning before i workout i spose

10-25-2004, 09:25 AM
I usually do 15 minutes of intense cardio before I work out everyday. Just keep in mind your heart is a muscle too and it's good for it to get a good work out as well. :) I try avoiding high impact cardio like running as much as I can.