When you stop exercising, many physiological changes occur. You begin to lose the cardiovascular gains you've made, such as your heart's ability to pump blood more efficiently, your body's improved capability to use carbohydrates for fuel, and your muscles' enhanced capacity to process oxygen.
Why do people say stop doing cardio?
Cardio is all about performing considerable amounts of exercise for long periods of time. It can often lead to stress and can easily lead to overtraining. Both these factors contribute equally towards negating the existing benefits of exercise that you think you have gained while training hard for long hours.
Why is too much cardio bad for you?
Too much cardio can burn your muscles. This can impact your metabolism and shedding fat becomes more difficult. Weakened immune system: Excess cortisol release, which not only contributes to catabolism (catabolic state is the one in which your tissue breaks down) but also chronic disease.
Why did I lose weight when I stopped cardio?
Remember weight loss requires a calorie deficit so odds are you eating less than you're burning. When I did cardio I was a lot hungrier and ate a lot more but when I switched to weights only I ate a lot less, which can lead to a calorie deficit and weight loss.
Why you shouldn't do cardio everyday?
If you only do one kind of exercise, every day, you put your body at risk of overuse injuries. Cardio is a major culprit of this because movements like running and jumping put so much pressure on your joints. Injuring yourself out of your workout routine will definitely be a setback to your weight-loss goals.