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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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What happens when we don’t exercise?


no exercise Cons
no exercise Cons

Exercise is a familiar term that is well known for providing many benefits in the prevention of bad health. It is a growing global phenomenon in various different forms, “from the U.S. to Australia, 70% of people say their primary form of fitness is walking. Overall the second most-popular activity is running and the third is bicycle riding.”

Exercise has the potential to hook everyone for the whole life journey, from aquanatal, school physical education lessons, ‘parkrun’, weight training, to Pensioner Pilates to name a few.

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Do You Need to HIIT or Keep It Steady?


High-Intensity Interval Training
High-Intensity Interval Training

We all want to reap the benefits of cardiovascular exercise. No matter what modality you prefer, elevating your heart rate is important. It can reduce belly fat, promote brain growth, prevent stress, promote focus, interrupt anxiety, and regulate depression. Often times, we think of cardiovascular training as super-long runs that take up half the day and leave us completely wasted afterwards. While there’s a point and purpose to that kind of steady-state training, it’s not the only way to get a good workout in.

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