If you have fallen for the propaganda and marketing campaigns from the gym, manufacturer, footwear and magazines on health which says that you only have a long and drawn out cardio to lose weight.
Work out at the latest exercise equipment and so many minutes per day and you will be refreshed, happy and sexy in no time, right? up!
Cardiovascular exercise can actually be bad for you.
Cardiovascular exercise burns calories, increases heart rate, and help you lose weight. But like all repetitive forms of exercise adjusts to your body, your weight loss, you reduce not sweat as much, You do not need to consume as many calories as when you started exercising and you begin to lose muscle mass.
How to train an hour on the latest exercise equipment can be detrimental to your fitness goals. The lengthy cardio can actually do more harm than good.
If you want to get in shape, and lose weight and reach your fitness goals and avoid coma to a stop. To avoid cardio workouts come to a plateau, you can add some interval training in their training, not only that it prevents you reach a plateau, it will help you burn calories long after the workout, it can actually cause your body to burn twice as many calories as traditional cardio.
So add in interval training for your cardio, increase the pace a few times during your workout, it can shrimp by 20 seconds to a minute. Over long distances, you can sprint a few times, then down to your normal rate again.
Do not forget that strength training can help you build up your muscles.
You should not run interval cardio more than 2 times a week. Keep in mind that cardio is not the answer to everything. You need strength training to balance your cardio or else your body will be stressed out by the constant cardio, and a stressed body produces stress hormones, - hormones cortisol and adrenaline, making it impossible to burn fat.
Too much of a good thing can be bad for you.
Traditional cardio is bad for you, it can actually prevent weight loss, and can lead to muscle loss. Interval cardio is better for you, it prevents you from going to a plateau, make sure that your body continues to burn calories and can be inserted into existing training programs. These skills will put a smile on your face during your next workout, because now you know a secret, but feel free to tell everyone you know.
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