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AboutCardio usually refers to your Heart and Lungs. Getting your heart rate up then back down is what your want. So improving your Cardio is something you can do by either walking or running. If you want to stay stationary then using a Treadmill, Elliptical or Exercise Bike will also work. The links below will help you find info on cardio improvement.


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About Ellipticals - Elliptical Trainers also known as an Elliptical, Elliptical Cross Trainer or Elliptical Machine are far becoming the “best selling” piece of Fitness Equipment on the market today. This machine simulates walking or jogging motion without actually making contact with the ground. They are so popular because they...

About Exercise Bikes - Exercise Bikes are an excellent way to keep in shape without ever leaving your home. That is why they are becoming one of the most popular pieces of exercise equipment on the market today. There are really two types of exercise bikes that you can buy. One is the “Recumbent Bike” or “Upright Bike” that has...

About Treadmills - Treadmills are probably the best selling piece of fitness equipment in the last ten years. Why because study after study says they will give you a top cardio workout, build bone density, burn calories and build muscles in your low body. What more can you ask for in the privacy of your own home. Elliptical trainers...

Buying a Treadmill - One reason is the Internet offers more detailed product information that you would never find in an offline store. This gives you the ability to read up and get educated on Treadmills. And if your time is limited you can just bookmark the page and come back tomorrow without any problem or pressure from sales people.

Electric vs Manual Treadmill - There are two kinds of treadmills available for you to buy, one is the manual treadmill which requires human exertion in order for the treadmill to move and the electric treadmill which means the machine has a motor which turns the trend. The question is which one is better?

Getting in Shape with a Recumbent Bike - Experts do tell you that you need a proper diet, strength and cardio training to get in shape properly. Whether you have had a health scare or seen other people around have problems it’s never a bad time to get in shape. From personal experience I choose to use the recumbent bike as...

Indoor Exercise Machine - What Are Your Options - If you work a full-time job and have family obligations, it can be a challenge to get to the gym regularly for a workout. Although walking or running outdoors is an option, weather can be a factor, especially during the winter months when snow and ice covers the road and sidewalks.

Is Doing Cardio Every Day a Good Idea? - Cardiovascular exercise not only burns calories, but it gives the most important muscle in the body, the heart, a workout. Most people are advised not to do weights ever day to give the overworked muscles a chance to rest. Does the same apply to a cardiovascular routine - or can you...

The Benefits of High Intensity Cardio - For years fitness experts expounded the virtues of doing thirty minutes to sixty minutes of cardiovascular exercise at the pace of a brisk walk or a slow, steady jog. But recently, attention has turned to doing shorter, more intense cardiovascular exercise designed to boost the heart rate into the...

Treadmill & Elliptical FAQ's - Q: How much space does a Treadmill or Elliptical take up? A: It all depends! You can buy a folding treadmill or elliptical that won’t take up much room after exercising but when using them they all have footprints. Make sure you get the exact dimensions of the machine fully extended then...

Treadmill Workouts - Treadmills are meant for either walking or running at an incline or flat. Each one of these positions will be discussed below in detail. 1) Walking with tread Horizontal to Ground: This is the easiest way to exercise on the treadmill. Adjust your speed to a good walking pace and do 10 to 15 minutes a day...



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