A good heart rate monitor can be your BEST friend when you're trying to figure out your calorie burn. The estimates provided by a lot of charts can be really off, so knowing a more accurate calorie burn for your body at your weight can help you more accurate track the work you're really doing.
My days are so jam packed I have to really ROCK OUT my exercise timeframe. In 20 minutes I can do that with interval training. On my treadmill I perform 4 five minute intervals. I start on my highest incline speed at 3 to 4 mph for 2 minutes. I lower incline to 1 and jog for 2 minutes at speed of
When you hit a plateau in your weight loss, try adding a few higher intensity bursts or intervals to your cardio workouts. This elevates your heart rate, makes you work harder and burns more calories to help shock your body and jump start your weight loss again!