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Body Beast and Running
Body Beast and Running
11/19/12 12:32 PM
I am just starting week 4 of the Body Beast program today. I am really liking the change since I have done P90X and Insanity prior to starting. My goal is to add muscle and strenth during this program. However, I do like to run (anywhere from 3 to 6 miles maybe 2-3 times per week). Will I be hindering my results of Body Beast if I am running a few times a week?

Brian
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RE: Body Beast and Running
11/19/12 4:39 PM as a reply to brian4742.
Brian, I think by adding running into your program is almost like doing the Beast lean except a little more extreme. In the lean your doing cardio once a week, so if your adding running 3 times a week I think it will put you more on the muscular lean side..

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Coach Bill
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RE: Body Beast and Running
11/21/12 8:22 AM as a reply to Pappy2398.
Thanks Bill. Appreciate the reply. I was just worried that I would not see gains if I do cardio more than the once per week the program incorporates.
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RE: Body Beast and Running
11/23/12 8:34 PM as a reply to brian4742.
brian4742:
Will I be hindering my results of Body Beast if I am running a few times a week?


Yes, if your goal is to gain the most mass possible during 90 days.

You will need to eat additional calories to cover the calories burned in your extra running. Like the Book of Beast says, you spend one hour working out and the next 23 hours recovering. If you are trying to hold fat levels down, you might consider keeping your cardio down to a light brisk walk whereby you can keep a conversation with someone. My additional cardio through my first round of Beast was done this way, but I ate to cover the additional calories burned with the extra cardio.

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