April 17th, 2020
Cardiovascular (aka Cardio) exercise is vital for good health. By making your blood pump faster cardio gets your heart rate up. Therefore, more oxygen is delivered throughout your body, keeping your heart and lungs healthy. A regular cardio routine not only helps you maintain or lose weight, it also reduces your risk for disease and gives you better sleep (which we can all use right now).
With gyms currently closed due to COVID-19, some people are letting go of the healthy fitness routine. The good news is you don’t have to! There are many exercises you can enjoy at home and the fitness experts at DrivenFit+SWS are helping you keep after it with virtual training. Between workouts tailored to you, here our trainers share can’t miss cardio moves for all fitness levels!
As you build strength and endurance, move on to incorporate these intermediate moves.
Work on these advanced cardio moves, when you’re up for a challenge or training:
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Invite a friend. Exercise is always more fun with a workout buddy. Learn how to trick yourself into a more intense workout while training your mind and body.
Aim for 150 minutes. Over the course of the week, aim to get at least 150 minutes of moderate activity. You can spread this out over time by doing 30-minute sessions five days a week.
When you’re not accustomed to going to the gym regularly, it’s a great idea to hire a personal trainer who will get you started on the right track. Keep in mind adding one-on-one attention will improve your muscular balance while adding customized road map. Our fitness experts will work with you to make sure your routine is a good match for your body and fitness goals.
If you haven’t exercised in a while or if you’re new to exercise, speak to your healthcare provider before beginning any new workout programs. Warm up. Start each session with a 5- to 10-minute warmup. This will increase your blood flow and relax your muscles, lowering your risk of injury. Cool down. Instead of abruptly stopping your workout, slow down during the last 5 to 10 minutes.
You should also consult your provider if you have:
To exercise safely you might need to take certain precautions. Listen to your body and be sure to progress gradually by slowly increasing intensity and speed, to lower the risk of injury. Call or Text: (813) 440-3016 for more information on working out safely.
You don’t even need to leave your home to add cardio or training to your fitness routine. Keep your muscles, heart, and lungs healthy by incorporating cardio into your life. When trying any new fitness moves just remember to warm up and start slow.