Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Why Do Cardiovascular Training?

By Victor Chamberlain


Cardio Coaching

Cardiovascular exercise programs are indispensable to an effective training program and general good health. By definition, cardio workouts can be any exercise , jogging, running, biking, swimming, elliptical system, steps, even jumping rope , that raises and maintains your pulse over a destined quantity of time.

By doing so, you strengthen your lungs and ticker and lower your resting pulse rate. Cardiovascular workouts burn fat. And cardiovascular fitness is what gives you endurance and the power to persist in sports and in life.

Advantages of Cardio training

Improves cardio conditioning

Decreases possibility of coronary disease

Lowers blood pressure

Increases HDL or "good" cholesterol

Helps to better control blood sugar

Weight control and / or weight management

Improves lung function

Decreases resting heartbeat rate

Examples of aerobicise are :

Swimming, Running, Cycling, Jumping rope, Elliptical training machine, Walking, Rowing Running.

How often and for how long should you do cardio?

You should reach a "minimum" of twenty minutes of some kind of cardio exercise at least a few days per week on alternate days in-between your weight training days. You can choose to do a touch more than 20 minutes if you are actually not breaking a sweat however you shouldn't exceed more than forty minutes per session.

Clarification of magnitude levels

The force is determined by how hard you are working. The strength of the exercising is set by what limitations you have, and your current fitness level.

For this challenge you are going to alter your intensity level and heart beat rate throughout each cardio session. The force you set is completely up to your own ability and fitness level however it's really important to hit your high points and maintain them for a minimum of one or two minutes.

Some tricks to keep you on track.

1] Keep it short most of the time - I'm speaking under forty minutes short. The maximum quantity of pure cardiovascular I permit my clients to perform on a regular basis is 30 minutes of interval work. A perfect breakdown for that is 120 seconds of force followed by 300 seconds of recovery. Repeat a couple of times. I'd advocate doing this no more than 3 times a week, and only as a supplement to your weight training programme.

2] Keep it shorter - as you start to focus increasingly on ideal nutrition and weight lifting you'll slowly be well placed to let go of the 'need ' to do cardio. That guilty itch may never depart - sometimes

3] Mix it up. Out of doors activities such as hill climbing, hiking, enjoying sports, and even some indoor activities like well-instructed kickboxing or muay thai are all great forms of 'real ' cardiovascular. By real I mean that while they may certainly go for over 20-30 minutes, they involve movement variety and can be considered ( IMO ) more natural than repetitive steady-state cardio on gymnasium kit. Using gym cardio apparatus, incidentally, has been shown in Canada-based research to increase insulin resistance by as much as 46%! Thanks to the dirty electricity.

4] Break the rules once in a while. Yes, even my rules! Going for a huge ride, or run, or walk. Especially if you love to do it, but even solely to give your body a change now and then. My point with all of my posts on cardiovascular is essentially that folks take it too far thinking the answer is 40+ minutes of endurance cardiovascular each time they workout.

I don't mean you ought to be afraid of or avoid ever doing this style. If you love to do spin, by all possible means do it sometimes, but don't do it 4-5 times per week as you think it will get you lean.




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