Last week, we discussed the type of Cardio activity to include into your fitness program. Today, I wanted to educate you on a few more training principles that can help when designing your cardio program.
First, every good cardio program should include aerobic and anaerobic exercise with some variable impact and agility training.
Read below for the rationale and an explanation…..
Aerobic exercise is easy to explain. It involves going out for a walk, jog, cycle, swim, hike, x-country ski, indoor cardio equipment or taking a fitness class. It includes exercise that is within your comfort zone and at an intensity that you could hold for 20 minutes plus. This type of exercise will condition your heart and achieve numerous health benefits.
Anaerobic exercise is a more challenging form of exercise. It involves the same activities as above but at a much harder intensity. For example, it would involve going for a jog and then for 30 seconds picking up the pace and sprinting. Read more on Designing Your Cardio Program – A Little Bit of Everything is the Best Approach…