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Interval Cardio Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Interval Cardio Training.

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Get Results with Interval Training

I used to be a competitive long distance runner. Day in and day out I’d run mile upon mile, training for the next big race. Some days it meant running a six or seven mile loop that included several (seemingly endless) hills. Other days, I warme...  Read more

Reference Guide to Anaerobic Exercise

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. We often hear a lot about aerobic or “cardio” exercise and how it improves fitness, reduces one’s risk of lifestyle diseases, an...  Read more

9 Strategies to Burn More Calories During Exercise

Everyone wants to do more in less time. Just imagine how much you could get done if you had an extra hour or two a day! That may be a fantasy, but boosting the caloric burn—without spending more time in the gym—isn't. Use these smart...  Read more

Reference Guide to Aerobic Exercise

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

Tabata Training 101

Would you like to swap your usual workout out for one that's just four minutes long? Of course you would! Well, that's the allure of Tabata training, a type of super high-intensity interval training that is becoming more and more popular. ...  Read more

I'm always ravenous for carbs after a long cardio
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I'm always ravenous for carbs after a long cardio workout. My solution was to switch my workout to a shorter-duration but higher intensity Tabata-based cardio. I also make sure to snack on some protein before I hit the gym....  Read more

Definitely add in some strength training. Building
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Definitely add in some strength training. Building muscle makes your body a more efficient machine. Doing some cardio interval training will "rev the engine" to make it burn fat. Making sure your calories are the right Quality AND Quantity is key....  Read more

Doing a Paleo and Strength Training Combo
Updated 1/18/2015 9:53:19 PM

Hi Everybody, I'm working on a Paleo lite diet and doing strength training 4 times or more per week. Is anyone else doing the Paleo or similar low carb high protein type of diet? If so, I'd love to hear from you. So far, I feel great and am havi...  Read more

I've become bored with my typical cardio routine,
Updated 1/18/2015 11:04:38 PM

I've become bored with my typical cardio routine, and I think some dance DVDs might liven things up. Any suggestions? Any favorites?...  Read more

Burst training and blood pressure
Updated 1/17/2015 6:42:46 AM

I just got back into the exercise routine about three weeks ago. Most of my exercise has been with the recumbent exercise bike for around 30 minutes 5 days a week. This time I have added three, hard-as-I can-peddle one-minute bursts, separated by a...  Read more

Bike commute

Bike commuting is a good way to get in some cardio training and even intervals, if you're so inclined!...  Read more

Gymboss Interval Trainer

My Gymboss interval timer is my partner in crime. I use it for HIIT (High intensity intrval training) training on the vertical bike. Instead of spending an hour doing cardio, I do my cardio in 20 minutes! This saves time and allows me to focus on my...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

7 Good Reasons to Try Interval Training

What if I told you there was an exercise technique that could burn more calories—and fat—in less time that was also fun? You may think that I was hawking some fitness gadget in an infomercial, or simply lying to you, but neither of those...  Read more

Contest Closed: Win the Latest 'Biggest Loser' DVD

The winners are SBNORMAL and FT4EVR!This week we're giving away two copies of the "Biggest Loser At Home Challenge" DVDs. Get a jump start on your 2012 Fitness goals with this DVD. Build your strength, shed pounds and go from...  Read more

Interval Cardio Training .... whew!

oh my goodness. did you hear me? .... OH - MY - GOODNESS! in response to my last blog, a couple of my sparkfriends suggested i try interval training to get this body back to shedding some lbs ... i love my caring, understanding sparkbuddies....  Read more