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Tag: cardio intervals
Cardio – Find a mode you enjoy for big benefits long term
The long list of benefits for those who regularly engage in aerobic, or cardio exercise, sounds too good to be true! It reads like a ‘magic pill’ nutritional supplement pitch that promises to make us abundantly healthy, improving everything from skin and sexual health to weight loss, mood boosts and longer lifespans! However, one key […]Read More
Treadmill Interval – Alternating Lunges and Steep Climb
This intermediate/advanced cardio interval does double duty with leg strengthening and cardio. Warmup: 3%, 6.0 mph, 5 minutes Speed Incline Time Lunge 1.5 1 60 sec Rest 3.5 1 60 sec Climb 3.5 11-13% 60 sec Rest 3.5 1.0 60 sec Lunge 1.5 1.0 60 sec Rest 3.2 1.0 60 sec Climb 3.2 12-14% 60 […]Read More
Bodyweight Intervals – No Equipment Needed
This mix of exercises makes for a great cardio workout and strength training using nothing but your own body weight! This interval incorporates complete rest. Warmup: Jumping Jacks, Walking Lunges, Inchworm (3x 30 sec each) Time Lunge Jumps 45 sec Rest 45 sec Pushups 45 sec Rest 45 sec Side Plank (Do both sides) 45 sec Rest 45 sec Groiners 45 sec Rest 45 sec Double Leg or Single Leg […]Read More
Cardio Interval – 3 Hills. Playing Around with Incline and Speed
Try this great intermediate cardio workout! The advantage of a treadmill: you can get that extra push regardless of the weather! This interval uses active rest. Warmup: 0%, 5.0 mph, 5 minutes Hill #1 Speed Incline Time Work 6.5 0.0 90 sec Rest 3.5 0.0 90 sec Work 7.0 0.0 90 sec Rest 3.5 […]Read More
Beginner Treadmill Workout 1
Short on time? Get more calorie burn from your cardio work out by doing intervals rather than a steady pace workout. What is a Cardio Interval? Cardio intervals are periods of intense work, alternated with sufficient rest. Rest can be either complete rest or active rest, like walking. Intervals start at a 1:3 work/rest ratio […]Read More