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Old 05-31-2016, 12:14 PM   #1
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I have been going to the gym for a few weeks now and do the elliptical, treadmill or bike when I am there. I want to start adding in some weight training and am looking at 2 days a week. The gym gets pretty crowded during the week so I feel like trying to add the weights in is going to be a pain. I am thinking maybe Thursday and Saturdays for weights. Hoping this is enough! My real problem is I just feel weird going to the gym and NOT doing any cardio. Is it common to just focus on weight training for a workout and not doing any cardio?
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Old 06-09-2016, 12:11 AM   #2
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I would also skip cardio and just go straight to weight training.
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Old 06-09-2016, 01:26 AM   #3
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I usually don't do cardio on weights days. Unless I workout super early in the morning, then I do like 5 minutes of cardio just to loosen up.
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You can have shorter but harder cardio with simple weight routine . that might be just right for you for as a start
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Old 07-07-2016, 05:33 PM   #5
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I started doing this:
A 10 minute warm up (cardio). Bike, walk at high speed on the treadmill, elliptical, whatever.
30 minute weight lifting (full body) followed immediately by:
20-30 minute cardio (usually sprints/fast walking on treadmill, rowing or elliptical) 4x a week and my body is changing in an amazing way......

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