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by rottenapple
Sun Aug 22, 2010 1:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can cardio cause weight gain?
Replies: 24
Views: 19476

Perfect..thank you!!
Ironman wrote:I agree. Sprints can increase lung capacity as well. Also keep in mind, weights get your heart beating pretty fast too. So your cardiovascular system gets worked on every set.
by rottenapple
Sun Aug 22, 2010 7:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Can cardio cause weight gain?
Replies: 24
Views: 19476

Re: Can cardio cause weight gain?

Thank you for the reply and the welcome. :smile: You make some excellent points and you're right, I don't love the elliptical! There are 2 reasons I wanted to improve my cardio: 1) General health. There is a lot of heart disease in my family and I'm not getting any younger. 2) I enjoy pushing myself...
by rottenapple
Sat Aug 21, 2010 4:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can cardio cause weight gain?
Replies: 24
Views: 19476

Re: Can cardio cause weight gain?

Thanks for your reply! The body fat measurement was done using bio-impedance analysis. I know it's not perfect but I would expect it be somewhere around where I'm actually at. I'm naturally lean. I believe my trainer decided to switch things up because I told him that I wanted to improve my cardio p...
by rottenapple
Sat Aug 21, 2010 11:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Can cardio cause weight gain?
Replies: 24
Views: 19476

Can cardio cause weight gain?

I started working out with a trainer in May with my goals being to improve my cardio and also increase my lean muscle. At the time, I was 102 lbs at 5'3 with 11% body fat. I'm a 34 y/o female. For 2 months we focused on weight training entirely. I would do 1 hr of weights with him and then do 25 min...