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5 Major Benefits Of Kicking Up Your Cardio, Science Says

If you enjoy activities like walking your dog or going for a bike ride, then guess what? Those are all forms of aerobic exercise, or " cardio ." "Almost any movement can be considered cardiovascular exercise if it raises your heart rate and gets your blood pumping," explains Susan Bentley, CPT, a trainer and group fitness instructor at 24 Hour Fitness in Folsom, California . "This is generally done through repetitive, rhythmic movement that incorporates large muscle groups like the legs or back. Of course, traditional things like running, rowing, or a yoga class qualify, but so do activities like playing tag with your kids and climbing the stairs in your house," she says. Broadly speaking, when done consistently (a minimum of 2.5 hours a week for adults ), aerobic exercise can improve many of our body's systems to keep us healthy. "This includes our cardiovascular, respiratory, and circulatory systems," Be

7 Bike Shorts Under $30 to Wear From the Couch to Your Cardio Workout

All lines between my work, workout, and lounging wardrobes are majorly blurred right now - which is why bike shorts are at the top of my shopping list. With summer weather on the way, they allow me to comfortably crawl from my bed to the couch to my yoga mat without skipping a beat. This level of versatility means fewer outfit changes, which is great news for my wallet - plus, I've found several trendy options for under $30 . Pair any of the below bike shorts with an oversized vintage t-shirt, white trainers, and a matching scrunchy for an effortlessly retro look fit for your Instagram feed, daily walks, virtual Pilates class , or your next Zoom happy hour. Source:

Why weight loss pills have short effect

" Diet plans and diet trends always try to make this beautiful magic pill when it will actually take the basics to stay on track and stay healthy long-term effective ,"   said Travis Alexander , Motions Personal Training. Diet pills , some promise to lose 10, 20, 30 pounds in a day, and you may lose some weight at first. However , according to Travis Alexander to motions personal training results can have a serious effect on your body . "This will allow your body to burn more calories throughout the day and that's where you'll end up losing weight but in the long run that ends up causing harmful effects on your body," Alexander said. " Causing a higher probability of Cardio vascular disease , increased blood pressure, really kind of damage your organs on the inside. " While it may not be the most attractive way to lose weight , a combination of exercise and good nutrition is health