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Is it better to weight lift before or after cardio workout?

Find out if the order of your workout matters when you go to the gym

By Mayo Clinic News Network

Whether you do weightlifting before or after an aerobic workout is up to you. Research hasn't definitively shown that one way is better than another.

Consider the factors that fuel the debate about when to do weightlifting:

The bottom line about weightlifting first or second? If you want to include both weightlifting and aerobic exercise in the same workout, experiment to find what works best for you.

For instance, you could make either your aerobic workout or your weightlifting workout less intense. Or you could consider doing your weightlifting and aerobic workouts on different days.

Source: http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/fitness/expert-answers/weightlifting/faq-20057921