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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 >>
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STRENGTH & CONDITIONING MANIFESTO

  • by Matt Jennings
  • August 31, 2016
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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 >>
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How Long Should You Rest Between Sets?

  • by Matt Jennings
  • July 27, 2015
You just finished a fairly tough set of squats…deads…presses…How important is it that you stick to any specific rest period before your next set? For strength and hypertrophy the answer is surprisingly that it does not matter all that much. Your rest between sets can simply be adjusted by however long it takes for you […]Read More >>