Benefits of Cardio Training
Benefits of Cardio Training
Aerobic Conditioning is going to play a huge role in any fitness regiment. Aerobic conditioning or Cardio is any type of Cardiovascular activity. This is a wide category of exercises since it is all about getting the heart beating and blood pumping.
A few examples of cardio exercises are running, elliptical, brisk walking, swimming, biking, hiking, kickboxing, etc. Aerobic conditioning is referring to the bodies use of oxygen to produce energy to perform
your task or exercise.
Aerobic Conditioning or Cardio, as most people know it, is a very important part of your exercise and training. Achieving overall health can not happen without a good aerobic routine.
Aerobic training regularly will strengthen the heart/ lungs which will increase blood flow and delivery of oxygen to the body. This is an important factor in increasing circulation and decreasing blood pressure and increasing cardiac health and fighting heart disease.
Aerobic conditioning has a great deal of benefits. Some benefits of Cardio are better mood, a lower stress level, and an increase in aerobic metabolism. These benefits will lead to a shorter recovery time after high intensity workouts.
One of the most effective cardio workouts is Interval training. Interval training refers to using short burst cardio to training to raise the heart rate and blood flow. These periods are 20-60 seconds and are done at the highest level possible.
This type of training increases the body’s ability to burn fat and build the skeletal muscles Interval Cardio training also puts the body in a state of burn for longer periods of time. This added burn typically last 24 and burns a high amount of glucose and increases the number of calories burned. Interval cardio training burns more calories than long steady cardio session.
Interval training also helps protect muscle by burning more of the body’s fat for energy. Interval Cardio training is a terrific way of losing weight and burning calories while strengthening the cardiac muscle. Interval conditioning will increase weight loss and aide in better sleep.
With no one answer to this question we have to say, any activity that raises your heart rate for an extended period of time. That can come in the for of running, jogging, rowing, jumping rope, bicycling, stair climber.
The best way to start cardio training is slow and steady. Too often clients try to go out day 1 and run a few miles only to be so sore the next week they can not exercise. Be sure to start slow and ramp up your efforts over time. Also be sure to check with a medical professional to make sure you are not pushing too hard in the beginning.
Cardio fat burn is measured in per hour increments. So that being said jumping rope burns the most calories per hour with rowing coming in a close second, followed by swimming, and running.
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