You can benefit from multiple cardio sessions throughout the day. If you cannot get in a single 30-45 minute session, 3 or 4 10-15 minute sessions can help you too. So if you donít have the time to do it all at once, break it up throughout your day.
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Whenever I am doing Cardio (Walking or biking usually) and I am trying to really work hard and get past the muscle pain, I close my eyes and think about how I am going to look in a few months. How comfortable I will be in my skin, how I will look on the beach. This gets my mind off of the pain, and focused on my goals.
Cardio + Music + Smartphone= Time on the Treadmill Flies By
When I am walking on the treadmill I listen to music that gets me all pumped up and when I am on a low interval I check my email, facebook or search for new recipes on my Droid Eris. It makes the 30 to 60 minutes I am doing cardio fly by!
Personally I love 80's and 90's music...it always gets me pumped up!
Sometimes when I am in a cardio rut I combine my exercise routines. you don't have to be a triathlete or duathlete to appreciate gym workouts that incorporate two or more cardio sessions. Say I have only 4o minutes to exercise but am burned out from the bike. I will perform a HIIT bike training for 20 minutes and immediately transition to the Treadmill for 20 minutes of run / walk exercise. It keeps your exercise fun, you can track your improvement and it shocks you out of complacency
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