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Back to Cardio Walking Basics

by Bea February 6th, 2014| Cardio, Walking
It has been a while since I revisited the basics of using walking as a form of cardio training. First and foremost, for those who are wondering whether or not you can even get a cardio workout out of a walk, the answer is yes! When you walk for
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Quick and Easy at Home Indoor Cardio Workouts

by Jessica B. January 16th, 2014| Cardio, Indoor
It’s a new year and that means New Year's resolutions for many. It is the time when gym memberships increase the most, and more people start to get moving in an effort to get healthy. But what is the best way to start seeing results? Making sure you get
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Chi Walking

by Bea January 2nd, 2014| Cardio, Walking
While researching different types of fitness walking programs, I learned about Chi Walking. Chi Walking is a program that is designed to give you a walking program that will help you look and feel better than ever.

According to the Chi Walking website, participating in the Chi Walking
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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

Indoor Cardio

by Joe Lawrence December 19th, 2013| Cardio, Indoor
It is that time of year where we do not want to go outside unless we have to. I live in the south and still seek numerous excuses to not go out for a run or ride my bike. Inside my house I can not stand to run on
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High Altitude Walking

by Bea December 5th, 2013| Cardio, Walking
I cannot stress how important it is to do some research before you travel somewhere. I recently moved from sea level to close to 10,000 ft above sea level. I moved to a ski resort and had every intention of spending my first afternoon there on the slopes, until

Cardio Made Simple

by Joe Lawrence November 25th, 2013| Cardio
We all look to new ways to get in our cardio workouts. Really, it is the most important type of exercise for us to do. However, we do not always need to seek out some out of the box idea or new craze to get a quality cardio workout.
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Flywheel Workouts

by Jessica B. November 21st, 2013| Cardio, Indoor
If you are looking to spice up your old boring spinning class, maybe the new Flywheel workout is for you. These spinning classes incorporate your entire body so you get a full cardio workout while building upper body strength. To get a complete workout and tone your entire body

Using Tracks for Walking Workouts

by Bea November 7th, 2013| Cardio, Walking
Tracks can be a great place to get a walking workout in. They allow you to walk in a safe environment (well, watch out for those runners!) that is flat and predictable. In addition to being safe, unless you lose track of them number of laps you have done,

Dance Your Way to a Healthy Heart

by Joe Lawrence October 31st, 2013| Cardio, Indoor
Winter is fast approaching and temperatures are falling. I personally love the benefits of running, but do not enjoy the lung burn of the cold air and usually seek out alternatives for cardio more feverishly in the cold months. Well, a revelation struck me as I was with my

Bringing Your Bicycle Inside

by Jessica B. October 24th, 2013| Cardio, Indoor
 As the weather turns to gray, you have a lot of options if you have big biking plans for the spring. One of the easiest things you can do is to bring your outdoor bicycle inside and put it on a stand that converts your bike into an exercise
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Mall Walking

by Bea October 10th, 2013| Cardio, Walking
Mall walking is a great way to get your exercise in if you are looking for an indoor climate. Now, I don't mean walking around a mall while you are shopping. I am referring to mall walking as a form of exercise.

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