At Eastside Fitness we always teach clients to choose weight training over cardio but when cardio needs to be an option, we are advocates of Hi-Intensity-Training (HIT) based cardio because it has positive effects for muscle growth.
- So why do old school bodybuilders swear by very low intensity cardio for ripping up for comps?
- Which is the most effective and why?
We came across this excellent article by John Meadows (aka Mountain Dog) where he addresses the benefits and uses of both and why middle of the rung cardio is the last thing you want to be doing.
Like all of John Meadows posts, we highly suggest checking it out: