Tag: cardio

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 that I … [continue reading]

The Fitness Finance Analogy Updated

Over the past 15 years I’ve been known to say something like this:

Weight training is like a 401k. You don’t see the results right away, but over time they add up. Cardio is like a weekly paycheck. When the

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My Exercise Program – April 2010 Edition

Last month I shared my current diet program in the post What I Eat and What I Don’t Eat – March 2010 Edition. Now it is time to discuss the exercise part of the equation. Note that I don’t … [continue reading]

Caloric Nonsense at the Glitter Gym

While at my Glitter Gym, the gym paused the soccer mom workout music for an important announcement. It was a professionally made audio clip encouraging members to sign up for some nonsensical aerobic class, because it burned lots of calories[continue reading]

My 10 Gym Tips For 2010

It just pains me to see well intentioned people enter the gym just after the New Year and make the same mistakes year after year. Some last a month or two. Most will fail and sadly, most will blame themselves … [continue reading]

No Cardio Clarifications

I have three points from previous posts on cardio that I wish to clarify.

In the post Health Goals – Last Year and Today, I state that I got leaner despite doing no cardio.

I did not spent a

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