If you’ve never tried a stair stepping machine (StairMaster, stair climber, etc.), you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stair stepper is a moderate-intensity option tha... Read more
You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
Are you bored with your cardio workout? Do you yawn when thinking of getting on the stationary bike again? Are you already dreading the stair stepper workout that you have scheduled for tomorrow morning? If you answered "yes" to any of thes... Read more
Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw... Read more
SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness.
What is Aerobic Exercise?
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) defines aerobic exercise as "any activity that uses large muscle... Read more
My aerobic step came in today and I'm so excited. My parents used to take me to class with them in the mid-late 90s. I remember a lot of Miami Sound Machine being played. Any other quintessential songs/artists I should add to my play list?... Read more
Another hour long hike at the park today. Up stairs. Down stairs. (large stairs lol) up hills, down hills. Flat areas. Bridges. Washed out paths.
Swimming tonight, too! 1-2 hours of swimming.
And I meal planned but still need more calories!... Read more
Aerobic Equipment: The Treadmill and More9 Amazing Reasons Women Should Lift WeightsMillions of Americans walk or run on treadmills or use other types of equipment to get aerobic exercise, and according to the National Sporting Goods Association, the... Read more
Why You Need Aerobic ExerciseThe Essential Workout RoutineThe most recent guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Sports Medicine recommend 30 minutes of moderately intense aerobic exercise five days a week or 20 mi... Read more
While we know strength training is important, CARDIO ROCKS! Do you love cardio and aerobic exercise? We are the Cardio Crazies who love all types of cardio activities! Let's Make FIT Happen!... Read more
The old running adage is as follows, “in order to run, one must run”—this is commonly referred to as the Principle of Specificity of Training. In other words, in order for you to become a more efficient runner, you must spend time running. But doing... Read more
By Beth Donovan (~INDYGIRL)
I honestly have very little will power and I’ll be the first to admit it. So, how did I lose 150 pounds and counting? How did I make it through a whole year of a plateau after losing 100 pounds? How do I get... Read more
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