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Offline Simp

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I will not be ashamed . . .
« on: March 27, 2012, 11:14:38 AM »
Yep, I do cardio.  So what?  And you know what else . . . it's in the form of running or Zumba.  Take that!

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Re: I will not be ashamed . . .
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2012, 11:20:56 AM »
Lolz, why would you be ashamed?


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Re: I will not be ashamed . . .
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2012, 11:28:16 AM »
In BB circles, cardio is commonly laughed at and mocked.  I enjoy it, though.  Especially when the weather starts getting nice.  I love being outside. 

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Re: I will not be ashamed . . .
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2012, 12:00:54 PM »
I, for one, like cardio.

In fact I could watch people do it all day.
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Re: I will not be ashamed . . .
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2012, 01:53:19 PM »
I do tons of cardio.  45 minutes before lifting 5 days a week.  Running, step mill, heavy bag, and ellipse machine.  Intervals are killer!  I also run twice a week during lunch at work, 5 miles each time.

I don't think cardio and lifting are opposites, I think they both have their place depending on your goals.
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Re: I will not be ashamed . . .
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2012, 06:54:03 PM »
I like cardio.   ;)


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Re: I will not be ashamed . . .
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2012, 08:20:34 PM »
i just like simpy

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Re: I will not be ashamed . . .
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2012, 10:25:18 AM »
I do tons of cardio.  45 minutes before lifting 5 days a week.  Running, step mill, heavy bag, and ellipse machine.  Intervals are killer!  I also run twice a week during lunch at work, 5 miles each time.

I don't think cardio and lifting are opposites, I think they both have their place depending on your goals.
I've always enjoyed cardio.  I truly miss my days as an aerobics/boot camp/spin instructor.  I got really close with so many of my students in those classes.  I'm contemplating getting my Zumba certification: 1) because I miss teaching, and 2) because there's a bit of a gap in my area for good instructors. My best friend was leading locally and making $300-$500 a week for two hours of instruction!  She went to another area and the guy that replaced her has zero energy, a crap body, and he's lost so many of the clientele that she built up.  I'd like to get it going again and get the moolah.

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Re: I will not be ashamed . . .
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2012, 10:30:54 AM »
Simpy gotta get paid!
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Re: I will not be ashamed . . .
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2012, 03:44:13 PM »
I do cardio every time I go to the gym.  Not that it has been helping much lately.

20 minutes of treadmill before 15-20 minutes after.  Except on Leg day.  Then it's just 10 minutes before and 15 minutes after.

I know many bodybuilders that do it.  Not many while bulking, but everyone when prepping for a show.  Including the Chemically fueled guys.

Simpy, I say do it.  A good Cardio instructor helps increase the gym membership, and that makes it better for everyone.
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Re: I will not be ashamed . . .
« Reply #10 on: March 29, 2012, 07:06:29 PM »
In BB circles, cardio is commonly laughed at and mocked.  I enjoy it, though.  Especially when the weather starts getting nice.  I love being outside.
Really? I find cardio to be quite helpful with my bigger lifts such as deads and squats, good cardio helps keep me from getting winded as fast.
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Re: I will not be ashamed . . .
« Reply #11 on: March 29, 2012, 10:30:55 PM »
I'm trying to increase my cardio. I've started actually plugging in the elliptical and kicking up the resistance.
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Re: I will not be ashamed . . .
« Reply #12 on: March 30, 2012, 11:49:47 AM »
I usually do at least 30-45 mins of elliptical a day. I find it does help with my endurance.
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Re: I will not be ashamed . . .
« Reply #13 on: April 02, 2012, 09:20:42 AM »
I've never found that cardio helps my endurance with lifting.  I believe that if you want to have more endurance in a sport, you should train for endurance in that sport. More running will increase running endurance.  More lifting, often with less rests, will increase lifting endurance.  Of course there are supplemental things that a person can do, but I wouldn't think that 45 minutes on an elliptical will help your lifting endurance any more than, and likely less, than actually lifting.


I ran this morning around campus and I won't lie.  . .  it sucked.  I struggled the entire time.  My MapMyRun app also struggled.  It said I did 5.6 miles.  Lol.  I mapped it myself and it was 2.6, which is closer to what I thought. 

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Re: I will not be ashamed . . .
« Reply #14 on: April 03, 2012, 04:31:07 PM »
Simpy gotta get paid!

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