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Doctor insights on: Aerobic Super Circuit Training

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Which is better for you: aerobic exercise or strength training?

Which is better for you: aerobic exercise or strength training?

Not necessarily: Either. They serve different purposes and, remember, if you cut down your intensity(amount of weight) and increase volume(repetitions) and reduce rest intervals, weight training can be quite aerobic too. In a perfect world your exercise regimen would be a combination of both, which is why there is a strong movement towards aerobically focused resistance training. ...Read more

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Are there any cons to strength training compared to aerobic exercise?

Are there any cons to strength training compared to aerobic exercise?

Do both: Ideally you should be doing both, since strength training will maintain muscle mass, while aerobic exercise maintains cardiovascular health. Only doing one or the other would miss out on the benefits of each one. ...Read more

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What is the difference between aerobic exercise and strength training?

What is the difference between aerobic exercise and strength training?

What are your goals?: Aerobic exercise designed to elevate heart rate and improve stamina. Strength training can include many types of exercise including eccentric training. This will assist in building muscle bulk. Aerobic can include biking, jogging, walking swimming. Strength training usually will require resistance training. ...Read more

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Is it better to do aerobic/cardio exercises before or after weight training?

Is it better to do aerobic/cardio exercises before or after weight training?

Depends!: Long cardio workouts will interfere with your weight training. Modest workouts will warm up your muscles and make them less likely to be strained. It depends and is relative. However, weight training first will usually be a shorter workout and is less likely to interfere with your cardio workout! ...Read more

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Which should you do first during a workout: aerobic exercise or strength training?

Which should you do first during a workout: aerobic exercise or strength training?

Depends who you ask!: For the average person, it really doesn't matter what order you do your exercises as long as you exercise. Many like to warm up w/aerobic activities before moving on to strength training. Others don't want to waste energy but rather focus on lifting then cool down w/aerobics. Unless you're an elite athlete in which your coach will set up your regimen. Don't forget healthy nutrition, too! ...Read more

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I was exercising 3-5 days a week aerobic/weight training. It's been about a year started back doing 30 mins. How long before I can do my 60 mins?

I was exercising 3-5 days a week aerobic/weight training. It's been about a year started back doing 30 mins. How long before I can do my 60 mins?

Varies: Varies somewhat based upon your overall condition and the intensity of your workouts. It would seem reasonable if you were currently tolerating your current workouts to gradually increase to 60 minutes over 4-6 weeks and if you have no troule continue at that level. The key is gradual. ...Read more

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Should I do weight training with a bad back or just stick to aerobic exercises?

Should I do weight training with a bad back or just stick to aerobic exercises?

Not enough info: I am sorry but that is an impossible question to answer in specifics without the radiology reports and a physical examination. Physical therapists, i would bet, would be able to come up with weight training and muscle training that may actually help the back rather than hurt it further. ...Read more

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Is my aerobic level decreasing while I am training anaerobic exercises? Are this 2 things somehow connected?

Is my aerobic level decreasing while I am training anaerobic exercises? Are this 2 things somehow connected?

No: As long as you continue to get aerobic exercise, anaerobic conditioning does not decrease aerobic capacity. A good balance of both is important for overall health. ...Read more

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I do weight training for 1h then i make for 1h aerobic or some some times kickboxing and judo what's the best snack between this 2h .Its milk, ?

I do weight training for 1h then i make for 1h aerobic or some some times kickboxing and judo what's the best snack between this 2h .Its milk, ?

Keep it light and : Simple with plenty of water along with fruits and/ or nuts. I like to avoid any packaged, processed food. Raisins are a great choice as well.--- easy to carry and store. ...Read more

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