quick question on cardio.
started the body for life program today, i want to get up in the morining before work and do cardio for 30 mins 3 days a week, then when i get off work go to the gym and do my workout on days that i need to lift, is this to much cardio?
I never do more then 25 minutes of HIIT on the elliptical, 3x per week.
I don't think it's too much. I would only do the recommended amount of HIIT but then add on after that if you want. I usually add an additional 20-30 min of reg cardio after my high intensity interval training. Just don't do anything that will burn you out
Why are you doing it? For weight loss or to build stamina? If you're going to do cardio on the same day as weights, take at least a 6 hour break, so you get the most out of weights. HIIT is the way to go for weight loss, but I would only recommend that 3 days a week on non-lift days. You can do it as you planned, but I would make it slower paced cardio to build stamina. Good luck!
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