Cardio Makes Your Entire Body Age Faster
You’ve seen how cardio makes you fat. You’ve seen how cardio ruins your heart and cripples your joints. But cardio also ages your entire body…
A recent article in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research found that:
Cardio causes immense oxidative damage and a flood of free radicals to the body.
(Cakir-Atabek, H., Demir, S., Pinarbassili, R., Bunduz, N. Effects of Different Resistance Training Intensity on Indices of Oxidative Stress. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. September 2010. 24(9), 2491-2498.)
Free radicals are molecules that cause rapid aging in your body. During cardio, your body is filled with free radicals they wander around your bloodstream and attack your cells like a street thug. (They are the reason we all try to eat so many anti-oxidant rich foods)
Not only do free radicals cause damage to all your organs…doing cardio also damages your skin and makes you look older.
Dr. Laurence Kirwan, a plastic surgeon, claims that cardio can damage facial tissue and cause skin to sag. You see, cardio actually ages your skin and gives you that leathery, unattractive wrinkled look before your time.
That’s why you see runners who are in their forties with a wrinkled face like a 60-year old sun-worshipper. Their skin sags down and their face is a wrinkled mess.
I think it could be they spend their run grimacing- I’ve never seen a ‘Happy Jogger’ yet!
It’s a Fact, Cardio Makes You Fat, Tired, Unhappy and OLD
That’s exactly why cheeseburgers are better than treadmills for fat loss. You see, cheeseburgers aren’t the healthiest food choice…but they don’t do all the horrible things to your body that cardio does.
They don’t age you prematurely.
They don’t destroy your joints.
And if you eat cheeseburgers, in moderation, they certainly don’t destroy your body’s natural ability to burn fat and build muscle.
That’s probably why the Wall Street Journal claimed that cardio is as bad as cheeseburgers. But in reality, cardio is WORSE.
“If Long, Slow and Boring Cardio is So Bad for Me, What Should I Do Instead?”
I’m glad you asked.
I’m going to explain what you should be doing instead of cardio.
It is completely possible, in only 90 minutes PER WEEK and get an amazing body.
This kind of training reverses the aging process, turns your body into a fat burning machine and you can do it in just 3 short 30-minute sessions per week. Or – you can do it in the comfort of your own home in 10 minute express workouts by following my online video workouts- but more about that later.
WARNING: This Isn’t For Everyone
I’m not going to lie to you: this kind of training isn’t for everyone.
– If you enjoy slaving away on a treadmill for hours and flooding your body with dangerous fat storing hormone, this is NOT for you.
– If you think that your joints are immune to damage and your heart won’t be damaged by excessive cardio, this is NOT for you.
– if you are not prepared to work hard in very short bursts, this is NOT for you.
– don’t run – walk…. Just make sure you walk FAST!
Or exercise hard, train fast, and FEEL FAB!
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