HIIT or Low intensity cardio?

  1. HIIT or Low intensity cardio?

    I'm always trying to lean bulk. Right now the supplements that i am taking are:


    I eat 6 meals a day and of course have a protein shake after my workout. My diet is pretty good i'm not to concerned with that. I am about 9% Body fat. I'm 5'10 165lbs I work out 4 times a week, with 60-90 seconds between each set, 3 seconds down 1 second up. My question is what do you guys think would be better for a lean bulk; 20 minutes of HIIT after my weight lifting workout or 30 minutes of low intensity cardio after my workout? Thanks

  2. HIIT for a recomp, but low intensity cardio for a lean bulk.
    M.Ed. Ex Phys

  3. so if my body fat % was like 12 or 13 it would be better to do HIIT but since i'm already pretty lean i should just do the 30 minutes of low intensity to keep the muscle i have and still loose a little bit of fat. I would like to get to around 7% by spring will doing the low intensity cardio for about 6 months from now allow me to get there?

  4. It all depends on your diet.
    M.Ed. Ex Phys

  5. true. any one else have any opinions?

  6. Personally I would rather cut calories than do low intensity cardio. I opt for HIIT instead for the cardio gains and IMO is a more efficient use of time.


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