vascular exercise keeps the heart pumping smoothly, the mind sharp, lungs
breathing deeply, while helping bones and organs maintain a high level of
functioning. Putting forth the effort will make a better you.
simplest and most effective way to start doing cardiovascular exercise is to
begin with walking. Not a slow leisurely walk but a brisk walk in which
you can raise your heart rate will give your body the boost it needs. By
doing this you can improve your cardiac health and burn calories.
off your walk by going at a comfortable pace for a warm up. After five
minutes increase your pace to a brisk walk. Keep this up for about 30
minutes and then decrease to a comfortable pace for five minutes to cool down.
Make sure you do this at least three days a week. Whenever you do cardio
make sure you stay hydrated with water and have a good fitting pair of shoes.
form of cardiovascular exercise that many people enjoy is
running/jogging. To begin this type of exercise make sure that you have a
good pair of running shoes. These help support your legs back and feet.
Clothing should be comfortable and expandable. Selecting a place to
run is also important. A running track in a gym, treadmill, or the park
near your home can make for an excellent place for a beginner.
a beginner start slow with a brisk ten minute walk. Begin running five to
ten minutes after your muscles are warm. Jog or run for another five to
ten minutes, then walk another 10 minutes. This routine should be
followed for two to three weeks then increase the run time and decrease the
is very effective cardiovascular exercise, but it is hard on the joints in the
lower body. If you choose this form of exercise make sure that you run at
least three times a week
swimming allows our cardio vascular system to be worked without putting strain
on lower joints, it still offers a different alternative to many people. A
person using swimming for cardio vascular exercise needs to have access to a
pool where they can swim laps three times a week for 30 to 45 minutes using
various intensity and strokes.
common cardio vascular exercise is bicycling. This form of exercise helps
strengthen core and lower
being cycling find a comfortable bicycle that fits your
body. There are
also bicycle trainers found at gyms and recreation centers. Riding at
least three times a week for 30 minutes, over a variety terrain will offer a
good workout. No matter where you bike muscle strength will be improved
as well as overall heart health.
forms of cardio exercise are rowing machines, elliptical trainer and step
aerobics. These forms of exercise require equipment that may be found at
local recreation centers, private gyms, or sporting goods store.
cardio exercise allows you to work different muscle groups while achieving the
goal of cardio vascular health. Whenever you do cardio make sure you stay
hydrated with water, have a good fitting pair of shoes and comfortable clothing
for the exercise you choose.