Take a break from the ordinary - and get extraordinary
results - with one of these nine high-impact cardiovascular training
Reality show reruns. Kenny G concerts. Political rallies.
Yes, the list is extremely short of things in life that are more boring
than 45 minutes of steady, plodding cardio on a treadmill or stationary
Instead of trudging through another
go-nowhere workout, change your program up today with one (or more) of
these nine easily implemented ideas. Who says burning blubber has to be
1) Interval Train.
To get maximum fat-burning results, research has repeatedly shown that
shorter bouts of interval cardio training are more effective than a
longer-term steady-state effort (where you maintain a relatively even
pace throughout your session). With that in mind, intervals can be just
the thing your get-lean plan needs. Interval training involves short
bursts of high intensity work to near-maximal efforts, with slower-pace
recovery in between. Here's an example of an interval program you could
use on a treadmill, elliptical, stair-stepper, Stepmill or stationary
Time: 25 minutes
Equipment: Treadmill, elliptical, stair-stepper, Stepmill or stationary bike
2) Become A Cardio Triathlete.
Contrary to what some may believe, you don't need to stick to the same
piece of cardio equipment for the duration of your workout for
top-notch results. In this workout, we present a three-machine
challenge, crafting an indoor triathlon of sorts where crossing the
finish line may not earn you a medal but will increase your cardio
fitness and chip away at your love handles.
Time: 45 minutes
Equipment: Treadmill, stair-stepper or Stepmill, stationary bike
Triceps Tri-Set* Workout
Biceps Tri-Set Workout
Abs Tri-Set Workout