Blogs about Cardio Workouts

My New Favourite Word-Fartlek (and other ways to spice up your cardio)

Cardiorespiratory training (Cardio for short) has many health benefits and as little as 10-20 minutes a day can:·         Give you a stronger heart·         Reduce your risk of heart disease·         Reduce cholesterol levels (so you can eat more bacon…just kidding!)·         Reduce blood pressure

How To Prevent Over-Training

Being a fitness enthusiast is a wonderful thing. In fact, many people wish self-motivation and enthusiasm for fitness were a part of their makeup or habits.

6 Ways Your Day Instantly Gets Better When You Go For A Walk

Here's something people rarely talk about: Walking has immediate benefits. Sure, we all know regular strolls help you slim down and fend off illnesses like heart disease and diabetes over your lifetime (serioulsy, check out all these amazing benefits of walking). But walking also has a strong short game: A growing body of research shows that it delivers on-the-spot rewards.

Gina does "The Trainer's butt kicking boot camp"!

12 Unexpected Ways to Fit Cardio Into Your Routine

Exercise is a key contributor to health and happiness: Beyond triggering that runner's high, it's associated with a higher quality of life, improved health, and a better mood. But even if your day is "crazy busy," there are still ways to get sneak some cardio into your routine.

Assess Your Fitness Level

It’s often the case that when people start a fitness program they go all out and end up doing exercises or programs that are well above where they really should be starting. This can lead to frustration but worse yet, it can lead to injury. Finding out your proper starting fitness level is the first step to engaging in an appropriate program. There are a couple tests that trainers will use to determine this for you. 

Fit Tips: HIIT-What It Is & Why It Works (with video)

HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, is a fitness training technique in which  you give all-out, one hundred percent effort through quick, intense bursts of exercise, followed by short, sometimes active recovery periods.  This type of training gets and keeps heart rate up and burns more fat in less time.

Build Strength? Survive and Succeed? This Manual is for You!

Build Strength? Survive and Succeed? This Manual is for You!

Put on Muscle with P90X, P90X2, or P90X3

We know that guys have a thing for large muscles. When many guys are young they dream of fast cars, playing football, and wanting to look like muscle bound superheroes.

Diet or Exercise: Which is Better for Weight