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Cardio and Aerobic Exercise
If you want to burn calories and promote heart health, then find a cardio activity
that you enjoy and do it regularly - in fact, find several activities and alternate them for the most
effective workouts. There are a broad range of cardio activities, both indoor and outdoor, so there's
never a reason for you to become bored.
||Q&A: What Is the Best Cardio Machine?|
Wondering what's the best cardio machine, or at least which one is the best for you? This Q&A feature
takes a look at the different cardio machines at the gym, and offers tips on making them work for you.
||Q&A: Am I Doing Too Much Cardio?|
How much cardio is enough, and how much is too much? this Q&A addresses that question, and offers a
||Buying a Treadmill Online|
You can actually get a great deal on a quality treadmill online - if you know how to shop. This article,
courtesy of our friends at Smooth Fitness,
shows you the ropes.
||Yes, You Can Do Aerobic Dance!|
Have you always wanted to try aerobics, but were afraid you had two left feet? This article will
give give you some courage and advice. Try it - you may even discover the joy of the "dancer's high"!
||Cardiovascular Machine Workouts|
This article introduces the various cardio machines you'll find at most gyms, and suggests a 30-minute
The treadmill is a great choice for cardio exercise is you're just starting a fitness program. Here's
an article that tells you how to begin.
If you've always preferred dancing to sports, then this is the calorie-burning activity for you. For
those who are completely new to aerobics, this page is a good (although rather dry) introduction.
||Bicycling for Fitness|
Would you rather spin your wheels in the great outdoors? It can be a great cardio activity - here are
some pointers on how to make the most of biking.
Walking is an excellent fitness activity - walkers are more likely to stick to their routine than any
other cardio exerciser. Here are some basics on walking. Since this page is from the American
Podiatric Medical Association, you'll also get some good advice on how to take are of your feet
(feet are necessarily walking tools, after all!).
Really want a cardio routine that will kick your butt (not to mention get rid of some of it)? Then
train for a triathlon. Regular people, not just athletes, are entering triathlons these days. Learn
how to prepare and get into the best shape of your life.
||How to Cool Down Properly|
It's extremely important to have a proper cool-down after any cardio activity, no matter what you
choose to do. Forgetting or neglecting this essential part of your workout can be dangerous to your
health. Here are some tips.