Have you ever thought of using bodyweight interval training instead of your regular cardio workout? Most exercisers don’t even think this kind of workout is good for improving the heart and lungs, until they do one for themselves. All you need is your own bodyweight, so get ready to go.
First of all, I don’t like the term “cardio”. I like to think of this type of training as Energy System training. By this I mean improving the way your body uses the nutrients to fuel your strenuous physical activity. Continue reading
What’s a Tabata?
It has nothing to do with the Latin dance the Lambada. It is not a cross between a tomato and a potato. The Tabata Protocol is a super, duper aerobic cardio workout that was created by Izumi Tabata who found that with in only 4 minutes, 3 days per week, you can turn your body into a fat-burning machine. Continue reading
Cardio interval training is basically variations of intensity during your cardio workout. People often become accustomed to exercising at a steady pace, performing the same old speed on the treadmill, for an extended period of time, hoping to burn off those unwanted pounds.
However, if you’ve ever noted the number of calories burned from this style of cardio and translated it into how much food and liquid calories that represents, you’ll quickly discover Continue reading