If you spend about an hour training with weights would you be overtraining or anything doing 20-30 mins of walking afterward since technically you would have spent about an hour and a half at the gym. I lift heavy and get 2-3 mins of rest between worksets so I don't bother keeping my heart rate up during weight training. But I do cardio for health reasons only.
01-17-2012, 05:36 PM #1
20-30 Mins of Cardio After Workout
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It doesn't matter if you do it before or after, as long as you don't stop while doing it, because then, the "depletion" of the "carbohidrates" you have in your body (because they're the first reserve of energy) will start from zero. You may want to do it after your workout though, you might get a little bit tired and may affect your performance.
01-17-2012, 07:09 PM #8
OP the only reason you'd need to worry about overtraining cardio is if you were doing an hour+ every day of relatively high intensity and on a low cal diet that didn't compensate for the extra energy consumed from the cardio. in other words...you got nothing to worry about. it takes a lot of cardio to really hamper muscle recovery, more than what most would do for fun.
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