Category: Cardiovascular Training

Blast Through Cardio Boredom

The number one complaint I hear from my personal training clients about doing cardio for weight loss is “it’s so boring”. Many compare spending any amount of time on a cardio machine to running on a hamster wheel. Here are some tips to make your cardio more tolerable if not fun. 1. Get outside. No […]

BEST KEPT SECRET FOR YOUR HEALTH!

There is one thing every person on this planet can do to improve their health immediately. The best part is it’s free. In fact your’e already doing it right now. Sort of. It’s BREATHING! Most peoples breathing patterns are disfunctional and incomplete. This can lead to physical and mental stress, weak/ tight thoracic and neck […]

Training Heart Rate

Calculate Your Training Heart Rate Range 1- Subtract your age from 220. (Example for a 30year-old: 220 – 30 = 190.) 2- Multiply the result by 0.65 to determine 65 percent of your estimated maximum heart rate. (For a 30year old: 190 x 0.65 =123.5 , or approximately 124 beats per minute.) This is the […]

ACSM Cardio Guidelines (Over 65)

Guidelines for adults over age 65 (or adults 50-64 with chronic conditions, such as arthritis) Basic recommendations from ACSM and AHA: Do moderately intense aerobic exercise 30 minutes a day, five days a week Or Do vigorously intense aerobic exercise 20 minutes a day, 3 days a week And Do eight to 10 strength-training exercises, […]

ACSM Cardio Guidelines (Under 65)

Guidelines for healthy adults under age 65 Basic recommendations from ACSM and AHA: Do moderately intense cardio 30 minutes a day, five days a week Or Do vigorously intense cardio 20 minutes a day, 3 days a week And Do eight to 10 strength-training exercises, eight to 12 repetitions of each exercise twice a week. […]