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11/15/12 10:44 P

cardio first

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11/15/12 12:56 P

cardio 1st

Teresa
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11/15/12 12:10 P

Cardio before weights

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11/15/12 11:50 A

It depends on your goal, if you want to build muscle or get stronger, then do weights first. But if you want to lose weight and build endurance then do cardio first.

Nothing tastes or feels as good as being fit and slim feel!

I buffet my body and make it my slave!

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BARBANNA SparkPoints: (107,974)
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11/15/12 10:26 A

Cardio first!

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SPERRIN2012 SparkPoints: (145,126)
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11/15/12 10:02 A

I like to warm up with cardio

JILLITA55 SparkPoints: (74,274)
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11/15/12 6:56 A

cardio

SPERRIN2012 SparkPoints: (145,126)
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11/14/12 2:49 P

Cardio to loosen up

ASHPATCH11 SparkPoints: (7,830)
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11/14/12 11:52 A

cardio then weights

Edited by: ASHPATCH11 at: 11/14/2012 (11:52)
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11/14/12 11:29 A

cardio

I'm not losing wieght.
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DISNEY4537 SparkPoints: (132,880)
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11/14/12 11:22 A

Cardio first.

CHIBIKARATE Posts: 12,165
11/14/12 12:19 A

cardio

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11/13/12 10:46 P

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11/13/12 3:09 A

Cardio

Trev, Kent Southeast UK

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POOHGIRL1970 Posts: 640
11/12/12 10:14 P

Cardio before weights.

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11/12/12 8:33 P

Definitely cardio first

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11/12/12 2:30 P

cardio first

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11/11/12 7:18 P

cardio first

Teresa
in So. Calif.

When you want something you've never had, you have to do something you've never done.

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
--C. S. Lewis

You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.
JERZRN Posts: 5,502
11/11/12 7:01 P

Cardio first

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11/11/12 5:39 P

Cardio first

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11/11/12 4:52 P

cardio first

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11/9/12 6:18 P

Cardio before Weights?

Trev, Kent Southeast UK

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11/9/12 12:10 P

cardio first

45AQUA-MAN SparkPoints: (86,817)
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11/9/12 10:32 A

It depends on your goal, if you want to lose weight, then you do cardio first. It you want to build muscle and or get stronger then do weights first.

Nothing tastes or feels as good as being fit and slim feel!

I buffet my body and make it my slave!

When I eat healthy I enjoy my food all day!
TRICIA36 Posts: 889
11/9/12 10:01 A

I find cardio energizes me and weight training wears me out so the logical thing for me is to do cardio first.

BARBANNA SparkPoints: (107,974)
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11/9/12 9:30 A

Cardio before weights

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GINNABOOTS Posts: 6,250
11/9/12 9:10 A

I do cardio first.

CASSIOEPIA Posts: 18,093
11/9/12 8:05 A

That is totally up to you, and what goals you want to accomplish. If you work one way for awhile (like cardio first followed by strength training), after six weeks or so you could switch it up and do the other first (like weight training before cardio). Switching things up is a great way to break a plateau.

If the machines are not busy, you can even do it in intervals - ten minutes on the bike, an upper body set, ten minutes on the elliptical, a core workout, ten minutes on the treadmill, a lower body workout. This is actually my favorite, except that all my cardio is done on the bike.

If you have any more questions, please let us know.

Judi
Saskatchewan, Canada
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11/9/12 5:58 A

cardio first

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11/9/12 1:46 A

NIGHTSKYSTAR SparkPoints: (340,543)
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11/9/12 12:36 A

I checked several sites and they said it doesn't matter but suggested cardio first so you don't tire.

Holly
Northern NY
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CHRISTINE061398 Posts: 6
11/8/12 5:39 P

When going to the gym, is it better to get your cardio in before starting weight training, or does it preserve energy to begin with weight training and save cardio for last?

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