Go Back   Bodybuilding Forum - Bodybuilding.net > Bodybuilding Forum > Training

cardio with 5x5 ok?

Training discussion on cardio with 5x5 ok?, within the Bodybuilding Forum; Would cardio be ok with this. Im tryin to gain weight , thats why I ask. The 5X5 with cardio: ...


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-26-2007, 03:04 AM   #1
redsox03
Rank: New Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 1

Default cardio with 5x5 ok?

Would cardio be ok with this. Im tryin to gain weight, thats why I ask.

The 5X5 with cardio:

Monday:

Olympic Squats 5x5 (same weight)
Benching 5x5 (flat, close grip or regular)(same weight)
JS Rows 5x5 (same weight)
Accessory (low volume triceps and abs)

Tuesday: 2-3 mile run

Wednesday:

Olympic Squats 5x5 (reduced 15-20% from Monday) or Front Squats 5x5
Standing Military Press 5x5 (same weight)
Deadlifts 5x5 (same weight) (if you pull 2.5x bodyweight do 3x5)
Pull ups 5x5 (use weight if you need it)
Accessory (biceps and abs)

Thursday: 2-3 mile run

Friday:

Olympic Squats 5x5 (working up each set)
Benching 5x5 (flat or incline)(same weight)
Rows 5x5 (same weight)
Accessory (low volume triceps and abs)

Sat and Sun: OFF
redsox03 is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!Share on Facebook
Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2007, 06:39 AM   #2
TALO
Rank: Light Heavyweight
Experience: 5-7 Years
 
TALO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Alberta , Canada
Posts: 3,076
Country:

Gender:
Default

Cardio is fine, but you want to make sure your calories are high if your trying to gain weight. Of course doing cardio it will take longer to put on weight since your burning calories, but if you do it proper (diet) and take enough you can put on good muscle while keeping off the fat.

TALO's Sig:Cheap and good bulk supplements from Canada Protein
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
TALO is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!Share on Facebook
Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2007, 11:00 AM   #3
Pitysister
Rank: Light Heavyweight
Experience: > 1 Year
 
Pitysister's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 4,221
Country:

Gender:
Default

what about doing the elliptical with increasing intensity....it's more of a leg workout for me than it is cardio....heart definitely gets going....but so does the legs.

and i do the pre/post workout shake with cardio....

Pitysister's Sig:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

And when you seek forgiveness
You will see there is no god
And for all eternity
You will cry my name
Pitysister is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!Share on Facebook
Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2007, 04:17 PM   #4
Darkhorse
Rank: Light Heavyweight
Experience: 7-10 Years
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: CA
Posts: 4,174
Country:

Gender:
Send a message via Yahoo to Darkhorse
Default

Cardio is fine so long as it doesn't interfere with your recovery. Doing a lot of squatting translates to limiting your cardio to LOW IMPACT, long duration. So running is OUT, elliptical, biking, or walking is IN.

What are your current stats/experience. You happened to pick the most advanced 5 x 5 programming.

Darkhorse's Sig:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


I can be found at
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Darkhorse is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!Share on Facebook
Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2007, 04:26 AM   #5
widdoes2504
Rank: Lightweight
Experience: 10+ Years
 
widdoes2504's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 1,357
Country:

Gender:
Default

Cardio while gaining weight (muscle) is fine as long as your diet is good and you make sure to build in recovery time into your regimen. 311 asked a good question about your experience level as the 5x5 you listed is advanced and you do not want to overdo it too soon. Good luck on meeting your goals.

widdoes2504's Sig:Height: 6 foot
Weight: 240 pounds

Bench: 415 (1x1)
Deads: 565 (1x1)
A2G Squat: 425 (1x1)

Cardio sucks
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
widdoes2504 is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!Share on Facebook
Reply With Quote
Reply

  Bodybuilding Forum - Bodybuilding.net > Bodybuilding Forum > Training


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 09:22 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.