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    Cardio and fat loss

    When is it best for me to get the BEST fat loss?

    Should I do cardio on an empty stomach upon rising?

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    Can I do cardio right after my 75min weight lifting session on a treadmill?



    Which is best?

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    I dont know which is best but I currently subscribe to the practice of doing my work outs on a pretty empty stomach.. I only have coffee and mct oil upon waking around 6:30 then at 9 I have a low carb protein shake 11-1 is gym time. Then i basically try to shove 3500 calories down before bed.

    But that is a great question I wonder what other guys do? especially since all our lives more than likely accommodate different schedules.
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    Quote Originally Posted by skinnyguy180 View Post
    I dont know which is best but I currently subscribe to the practice of doing my work outs on a pretty empty stomach.. I only have coffee and mct oil upon waking around 6:30 then at 9 I have a low carb protein shake 11-1 is gym time. Then i basically try to shove 3500 calories down before bed.

    But that is a great question I wonder what other guys do? especially since all our lives more than likely accommodate different schedules.

    Agree!!!

    Except for the training part without food. LOL. I cannot do that! I need food with carbs to have a productive weight lifting session.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nyde View Post
    Agree!!!

    Except for the training part without food. LOL. I cannot do that! I need food with carbs to have a productive weight lifting session.
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    Yeah I hear that a lot. I don't have an issue with it.

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    Can anyone answer the original post?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nyde View Post
    Can anyone answer the original post?
    Probably not. I do it first thing in the morning, fasted, but I would want to hear from somebody with visible abs!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nyde View Post
    Can anyone answer the original post?
    Depends on your goals.
    For pure size don't do any cardio at all. The more muscle you have the more calories you will burn.
    If you really think you need it do as Kenny stated.
    You will have to experiment to see what works best for you.
    That's one thing about this lifestyle: you are your own guinea pig.
    Good luck.

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    Fasted cardio first thing in the morning for best fat loss, credit the tip to DieselJimmy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nyde View Post
    When is it best for me to get the BEST fat loss?
    Should I do cardio on an empty stomach upon rising?

    NO

    Training in a fasted states is one of those misconceptions that won't go away.

    You do not burn any more body fat in a fasted state that you with a Pre Workout Meal or Beverage.

    Quote Originally Posted by Nyde View Post
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    Can I do cardio right after my 75min weight lifting session on a treadmill?
    NO Again

    Anyone who has enough energy to preform cardio after their weight training session, didn't push it.

    If you going to perform cardio, you either need to...

    1) Preform cardio later or earlier in the day as a separate session.

    2) Preform cardio on a day by itself.

    Kenny Croxdale

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenny Croxdale View Post
    Should I do cardio on an empty stomach upon rising?

    NO

    Training in a fasted states is one of those misconceptions that won't go away.

    You do not burn any more body fat in a fasted state that you with a Pre Workout Meal or Beverage.



    NO Again

    Anyone who has enough energy to preform cardio after their weight training session, didn't push it.

    If you going to perform cardio, you either need to...

    1) Preform cardio later or earlier in the day as a separate session.

    2) Preform cardio on a day by itself.

    Kenny Croxdale
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    ^^ Don't listen to this knucklehead. Do you your fasted cardio first thing in the morning for best fat loss but it's ok to do cardio after your workout if you need to. 2 sessions of fasted cardio a week along with 2 sessions of HIIT cardio would be a great start on cardio for fat loss. This info comes from body builders on here that know what they're talking about as well as a diet coach that several members on the forum use.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1HungLo View Post
    ^^ Don't listen to this knucklehead. Do you your fasted cardio first thing in the morning for best fat loss but it's ok to do cardio after your workout if you need to. 2 sessions of fasted cardio a week along with 2 sessions of HIIT cardio would be a great start on cardio for fat loss. This info comes from body builders on here that know what they're talking about as well as a diet coach that several members on the forum use.
    Nameless Bodybuilders

    Nothing like being vague to make your point.

    Nice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenny Croxdale View Post
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    Nothing like being vague to make your point.

    Nice.

    Kenny Croxdale
    seriously Kenny... all your post did was state an opinion like it we as fact with no backing at all. and please don't start posting sources you know as well as I do the jury is still out and there are plenty of sources for both sides.. and your not taking into account "supplements" .... they change a lot when it comes to the way our bodies use calories.... and that also varies depending on the "cocktail".

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    Quote Originally Posted by skinnyguy180 View Post
    seriously Kenny... all your post did was state an opinion like it we as fact with no backing at all. and please don't start posting sources you know as well as I do the jury is still out and there are plenty of sources for both sides.. and your not taking into account "supplements" .... they change a lot when it comes to the way our bodies use calories.... and that also varies depending on the "cocktail".

    sent by owl
    Sources

    Only a minority of the poster every examine sources. Most of the information they read come from magazines with more pictures than words.

    Thus, I refrained posting any research.

    You request for no source being posted mean you are omniscient. Must be nice.

    We be done. Until next time.

    Kenny Croxdale

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