Tag: cardio (page 1 of 3)

Cardio Motivations and Expectations

Earlier this month, I discovered I was likely wrong about cardio and explained how I arrived at that decision in the post Understanding My Bias AGainst Cardio. I was persuaded by the case made by Dr. Kenneth Jay, which … [continue reading]

Starting Over in Cardio

As I explained in the previous post Searching For The Cardio Code, after a very long hiatus, I’m ready to reintroduce cardio training to my fitness plan.

Some would argue that my long urban hikes or my 10,000 steps [continue reading]

Searching For The Cardio Code

One of my fitness mentors is Chris Highcock from Conditioning Research and author of Hillfit. He always seems to be a year or two ahead of me when it comes to fitness interests and knowledge.

In a comment recently, he … [continue reading]

Understanding My Bias Against Cardio

One of my favorite podcasts is Masters In Business from Bloomberg by Barry Ritholtz. The show is a collection of interviews with some of the brightest and most successful people in finance. (side note: Ritholtz actually left a comment on [continue reading]

Fat Loss and the Case For Less Exercise

This is the third part on my series about exercise and fat loss. Part one was the post Walking Didn’t Lean Me Out, where I showed how all my fat loss was a result of diet and how exercise … [continue reading]

The Myth of Cardiovascular Training

In a previous post, I stated there were only two reasons people perform steady state aerobic exercise.

  1. Endurance training.
  2. Fat loss.

Sport specific endurance training makes sense. For fat loss, cardio is the least effective strategy. Someone told me … [continue reading]