View Full Version : cardio and bulking question
07-09-2007, 02:51 PM
at the moment i am slow bulking on 3300 calories a day and weigh about 162 at around 10%bf. I'm not doing any cardio at the moment but want to start playing tennis once a week for about 1.5/2 hours. If i were to start this how many calories would this burn and how much should i increase my caloric intake by? also, should i only increase the calories for the day i'm playing and keep the rest of the week at 3300? (i think not). thanks in advance
07-09-2007, 03:39 PM
07-09-2007, 04:03 PM
You won't be burning that many calories. I don't know the number, but even if I did it wouldn't be very accurate. Try eating an extra 200 calories and see if you keep gaining. If you don't then eat a little more.
You can easily get away with only eating it when you play tennis - drink a bottle or two of gatorade while you play and you're set. It's called carb cycling :)
07-10-2007, 07:36 AM
ok, thanks redspikything. Carb cycling? i think i've heard of that before ;)
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