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Is Bulking Possible With Cardio?

I have heard that if you have to condition a lot, and do cardio, it is harder to bulk up and build muscle. If this is true, is it possible for me to bulk up if running / sprinting is required from my football and basketball coach?

Yes.

I would suggest it if you put on fat easily, too.

[quote]JerryRicePwns wrote:
I have heard that if you have to condition a lot, and do cardio, it is harder to bulk up and build muscle. If this is true, is it possible for me to bulk up if running / sprinting is required from my football and basketball coach?[/quote]

Yes, it’s possible. It could be harder though, since you must eat more food to compensate for the calories you burn during your conditioning work.

It shouldn’t be a problem unless you’re hella skinny to start off with. If anything I find sprints make me gain muscle on my hams and ass. You just have to eat for it. Keep the carbs (starchy not sugar) high.

-chris

You can and sometimes you must, like me with fat fuck genes, when you bulk. Not to much mind you. I’d say to get your heart rate up 60% of your max for 25mins.