Who'da thunk it?
Warm Up With Cardio, Then Go To Weights. Right? Wrong: www.thepostgame.com/blog/training-day/2011
"Having been an athlete for most of my life, I figured I knew my way around the gym. On a typical day, I'd hit the treadmill or elliptical machine for 30 minutes, then move to the weight machines. And that's what I started to do when I recently joined a gym. Then I got my assessment -- you know, the review of your habits a lot of gyms do. And the review told me I was doing something wrong.
Hit the weights hard, the assessment said. Then go to cardio.
'The body needs to burn through its sugar source first before it taps into the fat,' says Iman Nikzad, who runs the fitness program at my LA Fitness near Irvine, Ca. 'You burn the sugar while doing the weights then burn the fat while doing the cardio.'"
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