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2015/01/24 10:59:15 (permalink)

weight training and hiit

I've put on a few pounds around the belly over Xmas and need to shift it. I do 4 days weights already (chest/tri, back/biceps, shoulders, legs) and was thinking of doing 2 to 3 30 mins sessions a week to shift the flab. Was going to stick to 2750 cals on weights days and 2100/2200 cals on hiit days. 
Will this work ok?

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    Re: weight training and hiit 2015/01/27 12:19:17 (permalink)
    Training wise it should be good, HIIT is great for burning fat... can't comment on the cals because you don't mention your weight or what you currently consume.
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    Re: weight training and hiit 2015/01/27 12:33:06 (permalink)
    whats working for me at the moment is fasted weights in the morning followed by 10mins of sprints 30secs on 20rest. i make sure to start consuming my BCAA's and 5g creatine 15mins before i workout until it runs out intra workout, i then top it up with normal water and keep sipping until sprints as its important to keep hydrated.
    can also be done with cross trainer or on a bike. I also fire in 1 strongman session a week and thinking of upping it to two ... but I've started prep for a show so strongman could be a little too much too soon for yourself but its always an option i suppose.
    Consistency is key here as changes don't happen over night they take time but after 3 weeks of putting hard work in the small changes will be noticed no doubt about it.
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