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Increasing cardio..how far to push it???

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2006/07/11 00:15:25 (permalink)

Increasing cardio..how far to push it???

Hi there

I am currently cutting; my diet is great and heres my workout plan:

Monday: 4 mile jog = 30mins
Tuesday: Gym = Chest + Triceps (I bike it to and from the gym = 8 miles:50 mins there and back)
Wednesday: Run for a minute then walk for a minute repeated 7 times
Thursday: Lats + Biceps (I bike it to and from the gym = 8 miles:50 mins there and back)
Friday: 4 mile jog = 30 mins
Saturday: Legs + Traps + Delts (No chance of biking it after working on the legs lol)

I was wondering how much more cardio i could do without running my self into the ground (excuse the pun). I was thinking about incorporating a 1.5 mile jog in the mornings on the days i go to the gym (tues, thur, sat) but do you think this would be too much. I dont want to push it too hard and then be out of training with an injury.

Do you think it would be best to incorporate the 1.5 run in stages maybe start of twice a week and then increase over time?

Any advice on how much cardio to do when cutting would be great aswell because i have read that you have to increase your cardio to cut effectively but as to how much i havent found any info on.

Thanks in advanced
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    RE: Increasing cardio..how far to push it??? 2006/07/14 15:06:08 (permalink)
    Ill move this to the cardio forum for you for a better response
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    RE: Increasing cardio..how far to push it??? 2006/07/16 19:56:10 (permalink)
    Are you seeing results from your current diet and routine combination?If so leave it as it is. Once you hit a plateau and want to drop some more fat then up the cardio. Best to stick to whats working than burn yourself out too soon.
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