Facebook    Twitter    YouTube    Instagram

Your Cardio is Killing You!

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 20
  1. #1
    Administrator
    ADMINISTRATOR
    Prince's Avatar


    Join Date
    Nov 2000
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    Las Vegas
    Posts
    69,471

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    364
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    629
    Thanked in
    450 Posts
    Rep Points
    2147483647


    Your Cardio is Killing You!




  2. #2
    5/3/1
    BOARD REP
    Marat's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    2,121

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    38116404

    when he was running on 10.5 he definitely reminded me of Robert Patrick's cop character in Terminator 2

  3. #3
    I am Rollo Tomassee..
    AKIRA's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    Outside the box
    Age
    37
    Posts
    10,997

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    15
    Thanked in
    13 Posts
    Rep Points
    69944630


    Glad to see I am not the only one who desperately tries to slow the treadmill down after each sprint. Although, he jumps off, then lowers it. Might be a good idea...

    I wouldnt go down to 2.0 on a treadmill unless I was beginning, even still, perhaps 2.5. Reason being is 2.0 is more of a warm up/cool down pace. Otherwise, what the difference between a warm up/cool down pace and the pace thats in between the workouts?

    Oh and not to offend any old timers here, but this guy is in great shape yet still looks odd to me. His hair in particular. Never understood why older men can have a good physique, yet have silly hair dos and ridiculous outfits.
    6' 203lbs (12-10-12)
    Bench 365 (12/3)
    Weighted Pullups 80lbs 3x3 (3/19)
    Squat 370
    Deadlift after herniation 385lbs 3x3 (3/17)
    NASM certified 2/06
    Journal

  4. #4
    5/3/1
    BOARD REP
    Marat's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    2,121

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    38116404

    I suppose he feels that 2.0 is the speed that he can best recover at for the next sprint.

  5. #5
    Never ending potency
    C6zo6's Avatar


    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Florida
    Age
    32
    Posts
    160

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    10

    What is his book?
    "Vision without action is a dream. Action without vision is aimless. Vision with action will achieve."

  6. #6
    5/3/1
    BOARD REP
    Marat's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    2,121

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    38116404

    weight loss health and fitness training

    I liked this testimonial:

    Rico, WOW!!! i've only had a chance to get to page 25, and wow!, i have to get ready for work, but its really hard to stop reading this. i plan to view the "SECRET" tomarrow. i have really never gotten a chance to know you, and you are a truly amazing man!, and very honest. i'm sure you get it alot, though we all try to be bigger than this, you see this eye candy guy, and kinda asumme there's not much inside, cause he's all about the outside. so, not true. thank you sooooo much for sending me this, and though i've just started reading it, i think everyone should!!!! hope you don't mind if I pass it on.

  7. #7
    Registered User
    Dazino's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Brazil
    Age
    27
    Posts
    71

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    10

    Am I the only one who likes his hair?
    "Well, I'd rather be cock monster than impotent."

  8. #8
    Registered User
    Dazino's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Brazil
    Age
    27
    Posts
    71

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    10

    Quote Originally Posted by m11 View Post
    when he was running on 10.5 he definitely reminded me of Robert Patrick's cop character in Terminator 2
    When he starts off, he runs exactly like Robocop.
    "Well, I'd rather be cock monster than impotent."

  9. #9
    Skinny Tattooed Guy
    TattooedCarrot's Avatar


    Join Date
    Aug 2003
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    SoCal
    Age
    50
    Posts
    42

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    123389

    Any truth to what he's claiming? Not that I don't believe that HIIT isn't good for you, but this is the first time I've heard anyone claim that medium intensity for a longer duration is somehow bad for you and shrinks your heart and lung capacity making you more susceptible to a heart attack. I'm no cardiologist, but that sounds like an odd claim to me. Thanks.

  10. #10
    Greg
    gtbmed's Avatar


    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    1,643

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    20019226

    Cardio usually strengthens the heart. The heart muscle grows in response to the cardiovascular stresses during the exercise (much like other muscles grow in response to resistance training). This can sometimes cause obstructions of the ventricle but also can mess up electrical signals in the heart, causing arrhythmias.

    But I don't know if there's any research to say longer duration aerobic exercise is more likely to cause HCM than something anaerobic like HIIT.

    I know someone recently posted an article on the effects of aerobic training on athletes who compete in anaerobic sports. No doubt, there are a lot of negative affects from aerobic training on anaerobic fitness. But to say that longer duration cardio weakens/shrinks the heart, I don't think that's exactly true.

    I understand the benefits of HIIT, I think a lot more people should do it (because aerobic training should really only be used at lengths by athletes who compete in aerobic sports), so I see what this guy is trying to say. Anaerobic stuff like HIIT is much better for things like fat loss anyway, which is the reason a lot of people are going to the gym.

  11. #11
    Fueled by Testosterone
    ELITE MEMBER
    CowPimp's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Location
    Silver Spring, MD
    Age
    32
    Posts
    15,929

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    1
    Thanked in
    1 Post
    Rep Points
    17744176

    Cute, but what he says is totally unfounded.

    Also, his intervals are pretty much weaksauce. I hardly do cardio and I do 10mph sprints up a 12% grade. It seems like his intervals are barely anaerobic, which kind of misses some of the point.





  12. #12
    Greg
    gtbmed's Avatar


    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    1,643

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    20019226

    Yeah, his intervals looked really lame to me. To me, hard interval training is probably the hardest intensity cardio you'll ever see, and that guy doesn't look tired/isn't even breathing heavily after his intervals.

    Seriously, I think one of his fastest intervals was at 6 minute pace for about 1-2 minutes. That's a joke on a treadmill.

  13. #13
    Never ending potency
    C6zo6's Avatar


    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Florida
    Age
    32
    Posts
    160

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    10

    Yeah, his intervals do seem easy...The way HIIT is performed, i don't think it would even get me too tired...

    Currently, my cardio is two days a week and i run on the treadmill at 8.0 speed for 10mins, then increase to 9.0 speed at 11:30, then increase to 10.0 speed until 13.0mins. I run over 1.6 miles and I'm doing this just to keep endurance up for boot camp next month...

    If i ran at 10.0 speed for a minute, then walked, then ran, etc...I wouldn't get tired....
    "Vision without action is a dream. Action without vision is aimless. Vision with action will achieve."

  14. #14
    Greg
    gtbmed's Avatar


    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    1,643

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    20019226

    Running at 10.0 (I'm assuming that's MPH) for 1 minute is nothing. That's running less than 3/4 of the track in 1 minute, which isn't really impressive at all, especialy given the rest he's giving himself.

    The "HI" in HIIT is supposed to mean something...

  15. #15
    I am Rollo Tomassee..
    AKIRA's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    Outside the box
    Age
    37
    Posts
    10,997

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    15
    Thanked in
    13 Posts
    Rep Points
    69944630


    My sprints consist of hard, balls to the wall runs. However its hard to do that on treadmills.
    6' 203lbs (12-10-12)
    Bench 365 (12/3)
    Weighted Pullups 80lbs 3x3 (3/19)
    Squat 370
    Deadlift after herniation 385lbs 3x3 (3/17)
    NASM certified 2/06
    Journal

Similar Threads

  1. calves are killing me!!
    By Mystik in forum Training
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 02-07-2011, 01:55 PM
  2. Killing a prostitute with a hoe
    By Fetusaurus Rex in forum Anything Goes
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 05-15-2007, 08:50 AM
  3. Killing My Inner Calves
    By eskimo515 in forum Training
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 06-05-2003, 06:44 AM
  4. USA killing Portugal
    By Animal in forum Anything Goes
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 06-10-2002, 02:14 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Copyright© 2001-2017 IronMag® Bodybuilding Forums