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Old 12-14-2012, 05:36 PM   #8
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It sounds like your only cardio is swimming, and unless you are already an great swimmer you really aren't getting a good workout from doing it. Granted the extra weight makes running a bit too rough on the joints and swimming is a nice break for them but unless you really challenge your heart and lungs you will not see results. I like to use a stair climber when I don't feel like running but I always have my heart rate monitor on and make sure I am in the 155-165 bpm range which is a good range for training aerobic capacity, though this will depend on some factors http://www.active.com/fitness/Articl...art_rate_zones
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