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Workout Mistakes On Cardio Machines


Mistakes On Cardio Machines
Mistakes On Cardio Machines

Cardio exercise machine workouts are great and fun for burning excess body fat and building good cardiovascular health. These exercises not only help to shed body fat quickly but will also strengthen your heart and lungs, thus reducing your chances of suffering from high blood pressure, stroke and heart diseases. Regular cardio exercises can also prevent bad cholesterol (or LDL) and raise the level of good cholesterol (or HDL)

However, are you getting the most out of your cardio machine workout sessions? Are you using the cardio workout machines efficiently to gain maximum benefits of the exercises?

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Why You Need to Keep Your Workout Short and Sweet


Workout Short and Sweet
Workout Short and Sweet

No one wants to spend their entire day in the gym to get results. Unless you make your living in the gym or on the field of play, it’s not practical or necessary. A current trend is developing that involves short workouts, and science is catching up to these time-crunched training sessions, proving that less can be more.

Short workouts, like HIIT or Tabata, can give the same amount of physiological benefit as workouts twice or three times as long. A 2006 study by Martin Gibala, a physiologist at McMaster University in Ontario, showed that a 3-minute sequence on a stationary bicycle — 30 seconds of maximal effort pedaling, followed by a brief rest, repeated five or six times — led to the same health benefits as 90 to 120 minutes of steady-state cycling.

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