#2. Hit the metal before the pedal
Instead of going from zero to 60 to sweat off the calories, consider this. Doing a quick sculpting routine pre-cardio could increase the amount of fat you melt. Arteries stiffen during resistance training, increasing blood pressure, but a cardio chaser such as a 20-minute run counteracts these effects and expedites your arteries’ return to normal. Strength training “takes coordination and good technique, so you get more out of it if you come to it fresh. Meanwhile, cardio is a rhythmic, low-skill activity that’s the easier of the two to do in a fatigued state.