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Cardiovascular (‘Cardio’) exercise

What is circuit training?

What is circuit training?

Performing back to back exercises with little to no rest Circuit training means alternating between exercises with little to no rest in..

How hard should I exercise to lose weight?

How hard should I exercise to lose weight?

Exercise at light, moderate, and hard intensities to lose weight. All exercise counts and all intensity levels (light, medium, hard) count..

Top 5 benefits of interval training

Top 5 benefits of interval training

Burn more calories, improve your fitness level, and break through a weight loss plateau. 1. Burn more calories More energy is required..

What is interval training?

What is interval training?

Exercise at higher and lower intensities. Interval training means alternating between periods (intervals) of higher intensity exercise and..

What is my Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE)?

What is my Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE)?

A rating of how hard you feel like you are exercising. Your Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE) is an individual rating on a 0-10 scale;..

How to find your maximum heart rate

How to find your maximum heart rate

Use a maximum heart rate equation. You can estimate your maximum heart rate with the equation: 205.8 – 0.685 (age) Someone who is 40..

What is the ‘Talk Test’?

What is the ‘Talk Test’?

A basic way to estimate exercise intensity. The Talk Test is one of the most basic methods to estimate your exercise intensity. It uses..

What is moderate intensity exercise?

What is moderate intensity exercise?

Exercise that requires a medium amount of effort. Moderate intensity exercise: Describes aerobic exercise. Requires a medium (moderate)..

What is aerobic exercise?

What is aerobic exercise?

Exercise that challenges your heart and lungs. Aerobic exercise is activity that noticeably increases your breathing and heart rate for an..

How much exercise do I need to lose weight?

How much exercise do I need to lose weight?

Exercise 45-60 minutes a day to lose weight. The recommended amount of aerobic exercise to lose weight and keep it off is: 45-60 minutes of..