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Cardio or Weightlifting: Which is Better?

Let’s correct some just flat out fitness myths and lies and find out what really works when it comes to cardio and weights (strength training). Maybe you have heard some of these cliches: Ladies, don’t lift weights too often or you will bulk up, you’ll grow a mustache, and your boobs will disappear. Men, ditch the cardio and hit the weights hard until your veins are bursting and you need a hernia repair. My favorite as of late is: cardio exercise is BAD for you and will make you gain more weight than eating a cheeseburger!

Okay, so maybe some people don’t take it to such extremes, but actually, some do.

Before we get into into detail with each one of these, let me give you the short answer on these: Continue reading…