Tag Archives: Heart
Progressive Overload Applies To Cardiovascular Training As Well
This is a follow-up post to: Can Weight Training Improve Your Cardiovascular Conditioning? Pseudoscience and bodybuilding go hand in hand – there is even a name for it – broscience. “Broscientists,” tell us that endurance training hinders muscle growth. Some bodybuilders genuinely fear “running off” their hard earned gym gains by doing cardio. And for that reason, many gym lifters forgo […]
Can Weight Training Improve Your Cardiovascular Conditioning?
Yes, weight training can improve your cardio. When you weight train, the heart beats and the lungs respire. The harder you exercise, the harder these organs work. You will notice that strength training exercises can raise the heart much higher than steady-state aerobic activity. By moving from exercise to exercise without delay or rest, you will maintain a high pulse […]