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4 Reasons to do Cardio Workouts Before Weightlifting

August 6th, 2008 · 1 Comment

To end the debate and let you decide when is the best for you to your cardio workouts here are Workout Planet’s 4 reasons to do cardio workouts before weightlifting.

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  1. Improve Aerobic fitness – Doing your cardio workouts before lifting you will this part of your workout program more efficiently, pharmacy with higher intensity which then will improve your better aerobic fitness.
  2. Heavy legs and Arms – After lifting you arms and legs are tired, fatigued and some times they feel light they weight a tone each, which means a bad cardio workout session.
  3. Production of Catabolic Hormones – Some weight trainers believe that cardio workouts before can produce catabolic hormones, those hormones interfere with anabolic muscle building process.
  4. Greater After burn – cardio workouts before weightlifting increase the energy output or after burn after you stop exercising.

Now that you know all about the pros and cons about doing cardio workouts after or before lifting, its up to you to decide when is the best time to do it, remember it all depends on your goals.

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1 response so far ↓

  • 1 Dane // May 13, 2010 at 9:58 pm

    I’m gonna go with doing cardio after a workout. See how I feel.

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