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Archives for Cardio

Alternative Exercises for Women

by Jessica B. September 28th, 2012| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
There are a few machines at the gym that can help you work on both toning your upper body and building your stamina. Men, at least at my gym, constantly occupy many of these machines. Women seem to be afraid that if they work out their upper body too

Jumping on a Trampoline = Cardio!

by Jessica B. September 25th, 2012| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
This summer we spent a lot of time staying with relatives at their house. They have five kids and need a lot of activities to keep everyone active and moving. This summer the family invested in a large trampoline, and the kids were out there all the time, hopping

Can Walking be Considered Cardio?

by Bea September 11th, 2012| Cardio, Walking
When one thinks of a cardio workout, exercises such as running or biking typically come to mind. These are exercises that give your heart, blood vessels, and lungs a workout, and you will most likely put a lot of hard work into your workout.

When it comes to walking, there

3 Tips to Get Running Again

by Mackenzie M. September 6th, 2012| Cardio, Running
There are plenty of people who are currently searching for tips on how to get motivated to begin a running regimen. Therein lies a small faction of individuals that were once avid runners, but for any number of reasons fell out of their running routine. Whether the running ceased

Nike Fuel + and Cardio

by Jessica B. August 30th, 2012| Cardio
I’ve been looking forward to the Nike Fuel +, as I’ve been using Nike + for my runs for years. I had the little pod attached to my Brooks running shoes, and even my earliest iPod would have Lance Armstrong telling me how great my 5 K running time

Mistakes When Doing Cardio

by Angela Yorke August 14th, 2012| Cardio
Whether out of ignorance or something learned from others, we sometimes adopt habits that are inexplicable and that can be detrimental to cardio health.

It’s not uncommon to see someone “powering up” before a cardio session with an energy bar. Sometimes, a person “keeps themselves going” with an energy drink

Treadmills

by Bea August 13th, 2012| Walking
If you do not think that you can get a daily walk in outside, it might be worth it to think about using a treadmill. You could always go to a gym, but when the gym is only a staircase away, I think you might be more motivated to

Trying Toe Shoes

by Mackenzie M. August 9th, 2012| Running
You've seen them on the feet of acquaintances or friends.  Sure they may look a bit funny, but you're beginning to think they may provide the benefits of running barefoot while still protecting your feet.

Since they've been on the market for a while now, prices have come down, and

Cardio in the Heat

by Jessica B. July 31st, 2012| Cardio
It is hot out there, and getting out to run my daily 5-7 K has been becoming more and more of a challenge. Not because of the distance, but because I end up sweating and exhausted way too quickly in the sun. And the hour of the morning I

Initiating the Cycle of Fitness

by Angela Yorke July 30th, 2012| Biking, Family Fitness
Cycling is an activity that is easy to maintain if you do it alone or with a fellow enthusiast. Conversely, sustaining this fitness habit may appear more challenging when you have young ones in tow.

The easy solution would be to leave the kids out of it entirely until they’re

Walking Posture

by Bea July 19th, 2012| Walking
So you have been walking for a while, but you can’t seem to pick up the pace. What do you do? I am sure that you have tried a variety of motivators, such as trying to keep to a certain pace or listening to upbeat music, but there are

Safety in the Summer

by Angela Yorke July 17th, 2012| Cardio
Being able to go for a run or bike ride without having to think of layering your clothes is one reason most people welcome summer. At the same time, hot weather is not without its risks. Dehydration is one aspect of heat-related illness typically seen in the summer months,

All health and fitness information is provided for educational purposes. Please consult with your physician before beginning any exercise regimen.