The latest Gym Bro pseudo-science has 2 schools of thought: One, is to do no cardiovascular (aerobic) training at all, it is unnecessary for fitness and fat loss; second, is to only use high-intensity interval training (HIIT) for cardiovascular fitness. Both of these schools fail. Cardiovascular endurance is one of the main components of fitness, as discussed here last week. However, cardio training should be performed correctly for maximum benefit. Read this article for tips to improve your aerobic training.
As cold weather approaches, many of us hunker down indoors and our fitness programs, if any, often suffer miserably until next Spring. But numerous opportunities abound for us to start, or continue. Treadmills are an excellent option for indoor cardiovascular fitness. But treadmill walking/running requires some different techniques. Check out this link for a bit of advice.
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