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Cardio Like a Child: Part 2

by Joe Lawrence February 28th, 2024| Cardio, Outdoor

Ever since writing the article about doing cardio like a child, I have received a lot of emails from family and friends asking for more. They had so much fun pretending to be kids again that

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Do Cardio Like a Child

by Joe Lawrence January 17th, 2024| Cardio, Outdoor

If you have children, you have surely watched in amazement how they can play or run around for hours and seemingly never get tired. My daughter never stops- never! I was watching the other day as she would jump from

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Kayak for Cardio

by Joe Lawrence July 29th, 2020| Cardio, Outdoor
Recently, I wrote an article about getting in some cardio while on vacation. It was targeted at the triathlon exercises of biking, running, and swimming. I know these are not everyone’s cup of tea for various reasons. However, there is another avenue to explore that I have been able
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Get Your Butt to the Bleachers!

by Joe Lawrence August 14th, 2014| Cardio, Outdoor
There are many ways to get a great cardio workout and tone the legs and butt. Most of them involve some canned aerobic exercise like Buns of Steel, P90X, etc. However, I have a great routine that will not only strengthen and tone; it is a lot of fun.

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Summer Cardio Workout at the Track

by Joe Lawrence April 24th, 2014| Cardio, Outdoor
Cardio is without a doubt the most important aspect of any fitness routine and the one thing everyone should do, regardless of age. Your heart health is extremely important. There are some other perks to cardio too. The one we care about today is the fat burning, calorie deleting
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Winter Cardio: Hibernation is Over

by Joe Lawrence March 27th, 2014| Cardio, Outdoor
It has been a long and cold winter. We have been cooped up in the house and looking longingly towards the outdoors hoping to step outside again. It is finally warming up a bit to where we can get some good ole vitamin D.

Nothing beats a good cardio workout
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Cardio in the Winter

by Joe Lawrence December 26th, 2013| Cardio, Outdoor
Winter is here and so is the cold for most of us. Sadly, for those of us who like to run are not able to get the same enjoyment with ice and snow. There are some other things that can be done to during these months to keep the

Row Your Way to Cardio Health

by Kimberly Hays August 5th, 2013| Cardio, Outdoor
Rowing is one of the oldest sports in history. There are carvings in Egypt of people rowing. Crew row racing is also the oldest college sport in the United States, starting in 1844. The row boat has even been morphed into an indoor rowing machine. The popularity of rowing

Lake Exercise

by Mackenzie M. July 11th, 2013| Cardio, Outdoor
There are several places to workout during the warm summer months, but none quite compare to a clean sandy beach next to a placid lake, or next one of the five Great Lakes. Recreational lakes dot the countryside of a majority of states, and they are often equipped with

Take to the Hills for Cardio

by Mackenzie M. June 13th, 2013| Cardio, Outdoor
Last week, a friend and I decided to head to the nearest state park with varying terrains for a day of walking. This terrain ranged from steep moraines to low valleys. Simply walking up and down the large rises and falls proved to be an intense cardio workout that

Jogging Tours in New Orleans

by Mackenzie M. May 14th, 2013| Cardio, Outdoor
Gone are the days of exploring a city at a snail's pace while aimlessly strolling or while riding a double decker bus. There is a new, fun way to work on improving your cardio while on vacation: jogging tours!  Take in the sights as you increase your fitness level; what could be

Krav Maga Cardio: Outside Activity

by Mackenzie M. April 18th, 2013| Cardio, Outdoor
The latest fitness craze to sweep the nation is the Israeli defensive martial art of Krav Maga. While it is strikingly similar to karate, Krav Maga is an amalgamation of techniques from a wide variety of martial arts from around the world.

Krav Maga’s fight training centers on real world

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