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randallkevin private msg quote post Address this user
It's cutting time.

I love bulking and weightlifting, but I dislike cardio.

Any tips/tricks/rewards to make the cardio element of cutting more enjoyable?

Thoughts on when to put cardio into a solid 1.5-2 hour gym session?

Thanks!
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First question- why do you feel like you need cardio to cut? Cutting can (and should) be done primarily through calorie manipulation.
Second question- what are you doing in the gym for 2 hours? That’s poor use of time. -3X
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I got 3x a week for 2 hours and work 2 Uncle groups per session.

Isn’t cardio needed as well for cutting though? Alongside calorie (deficit) manipulation?
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But WHY are you spending 2 hours? What in the world are you doing that takes that long?? And no, cardio isn't needed and in fact shouldn't be added until you stop making gains with a calorie deficit. I'm not saying that conditioning work isn't important for heart and lung health, but it's not needed for fat loss, per se. -3X
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I would think two hours on a deficit is going to burn you out quick.

To answer your question about making cardio more enjoyable I'd suggest playing a sport... or if you have to I would suggest doing HIIT
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This is good advice. Thanks guys. So on a deficit, how would you recommend working out?

60 minutes 5x a week?
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I’d work out enough to maintain muscle. No idea what your routine looked like, so I can’t comment on “XXX number of minutes.” -3X
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