Well-rounded lifters and athletes are unstoppable animals… and their physiques reflect it. When it comes to energy systems, the seasoned lifter is competent in all three pathways:
Anaerobic Alactic (ATP-CP) Energy System
Anaerobic Lactic (Glycolytic) Energy System
Aerobic Energy System
Cardio, to use the super generic term, should be treated like the side dish, while weight training is the entree. But if you choose the right side dish, you’ll make the entree taste even better.
But standard cardio is boring, and boredom doesn’t result in consistency. The solution? Create “cardio” workouts that challenge you, leave you feeling accomplished, and give you a hit of dopamine. Read more…