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Cardio May Be a Waste of Time Without This Knowledge


Cardio Exercises
Cardio Exercises

Only by keeping track of your heart rate during a workout can you be sure that the intensity is enough to improve your cardiorespiratory fitness level. Your ability to monitor and interpret your heart rate is the single most important key to make sure that your cardio training wasn’t a bust.

The most important factor for improving cardiorespiratory fitness (cardio or CR) is the intensity of the workout as there is a direct relation between how ‘hard’ an aerobic exercise is performed and the changes in CR fitness following it. The more energy expended per unit of time, the greater the intensity of the exercise and the greater the effect on cardiorespiratory fitness.

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How Aerobic Exercise Reduces the Effects of Depression


Aerobic Exercise Reduces
Aerobic Exercise Reduces

Regular aerobic exercise is known for producing happy hormones, but what does that mean for someone with clinical depression? Can the positive effects of aerobic exercise bring light and life to someone who has a condition that grips them in darkness?

Most psychologists already prescribe regular aerobic exercise to help clinically depressed patients improve somewhat on their own. But what they are just now realizing is that when exercise is combined with another activity, it produces even greater results! And that activity is meditation.

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