Tag Archives: cardio


No Run ‘Cardio’

  • by Matt Jennings
  • April 25, 2018
Think ‘cardio’ is just running…elliptical…stationary bike…etc.? You have options. It’s just important to understand that any activity you do is cardio. In other words if your heart is still working and pumping blood… you’re doing cardio. Also, cardio in a workout setting, i.e. gym, is interchangeable with aerobic or endurance training. Keeping your heart rate […]Read More >>

When At The Gym…

  • by Matt Jennings
  • October 19, 2017
Arguably (maybe) most people go to any gym U.S.A. in quest for improved body composition. Here you have two options: Get on a treadmill and…I don’t know…turn it on and walk or run or do one of those stupid treadmill dances you see on youtube and hope your moon walk goes well. Or find where […]Read More >>

Cardio before or after a workout?

  • by theliftadmin
  • June 1, 2016
If you plan on getting in a run on the same day that you hit the iron make sure to get the strength training in first. Strength training first is not likely going to disrupt the quality of your run. But a run (or any ‘cardio’ or endurance work) before the weights will likely leave […]Read More >>

Cardio vs. Lifting…Which is better?

  • by Matt Jennings
  • March 3, 2016
Which is better? Depends… What’s your goal? The interesting thing is that lifting does produce a ‘cardio’ effect. You need only to get under the bar and hit a few sets of squats with your 70-75%…and ask your self- ‘How you doin’? to understand what I mean. The cardio-vascular system as well as the potential […]Read More >>