Would running Track be good or bad for bodybuilding gains?

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20 Posts
Feb 20, 2014 5:35am
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I gain muscle and fat very easily. But I can keep my fat minimal with veryy clean diet.
But I was wondering would running track restrict my calories too much and not have enough to get full gains, or would it be good.
Pros? Cons?
Would carrying around a bag of almonds/walnuts/sunflower seeds be enough?
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13 Posts
Feb 20, 2014 6:52am
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To bodybuild you need to lift weights, sslight and occasional running is okay but if you do track you risk getting slim an lanky id know I'm a cross country runner
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53 Posts
Feb 20, 2014 7:01am
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Bodybuilding as human body process can be very tough for heart,especially when we use big weights,and best medicine for it is running! Running is good for condition,healthy,good for vascularity and motoric,great for muscle building and fat shredding(sprint),it regulates metabolism etc ... Running is apsolutely great for every phase of bodybuilding,just you must choose right discipline.

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1655 Posts
Feb 20, 2014 11:53am
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Most bodybuilders, when doing cardio to keep weight down, stick to HIIT workouts of around 10mins. Sprint intervals is good for torching calories but maintaining muscle
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20 Posts
Feb 21, 2014 2:32am
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Thanks everyone!!
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Feb 21, 2014 5:07am
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If you run regularly along with bodybuilding u will loose your muscle weight as well..

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Feb 21, 2014 3:01pm
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I'm a girl in the men's locker room

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160 Posts
Feb 27, 2014 3:54am
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Run with a weight vest u become stronger n faster oh make sure u run with perfectform

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33 Posts
Apr 16, 2014 3:03am
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You can run but it must be a long distance I  suggest   farlic training or 150mtr sprints over a time with a recovery time also that way your not breaking down your muscle but you are making it work hard ., the bigger you get the slower will become in yur track thts just a fact muscle weights more then fat :)
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Apr 17, 2014 2:15am
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I do high school soccer and we run with the cross country and track teams, big and muscular doesn't always mean slow, a kid weighs 250lbs on the team and has a 4.9 40 meter dash. But over time your body will produce chemicals making you thinner but if you'd lift weights on every other day for instance you can maintain a good muscular build but still improve in running.

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Apr 17, 2014 6:43pm
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Woah there guys it's fine if you run track as long as your not doing long distance. I haven't seen any decrease in gains and I run the 100m/200m/400m and 4x1 on occasion

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