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    What builds endurance better?

    Heavy weight low reps or lower weight high reps or HCT-12? I'm trying to figure out what would make my muscles not give out so quick during a fight. I just started HCT-12 and starting my second week of it. Any input would be great. Thanks

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    Higher reps builds endurance but don't make the weight to low.
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    Flame me all you want, but CrossFit does some great things with metabolic conditioning in regards to weight training.
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    Lift heavy to get stronger and fight more to build fighting endurance. Go check out Briheads journal.
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    this is interesting and am also in a similar 'boat'.
    i do a 5x5 3 times per week and its a big drain on me BUT i also want to improve my cardiovascular (or endurance) system.
    not so much for fighting or martial arts but more for mountain climbing, basically the same though as both activities need u to last longer during strenuous activity.

    so what would be the best way to increase endurance while still being able to maintain a 5x5 schedule and of course get bigger ???
    i do 15 minutes of rowing machine 3 times per week but i know its not enough.
    and i can't run (bad hip)
    H - 185cm (6'1") W - 85 kg (188 lbs) Age - 38

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