Cardio

New research suggests lifting weights can help you live longer, especially in combination with cardio

New research suggests lifting weights can help you live longer, especially in combination with cardio

Combining strength training with regular cardio can help you live longer, according to a new study. Weightlifting or other strength training once or twice a week can build muscle and prevent injury. Doing 150 to 300 minutes of cardio a week can improve heart health and improve mood. Loading Something is loading. If you want …

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As the World Heart Day approaches on 29 September, we take a look at how much exercise would be too much exercise (PTI)

World Heart Day: running, cardio, strength – how much is too much?

How much exercise would be too much exercise for your body? How much exercise would cross the threshold of helping you improve your fitness and go on to harm your body by overloading it? When should you be careful? Cardiovascular disease (CVD), including heart disease and stroke, is the leading cause of death worldwide, claiming …

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Cycling vs Running: Which Type of Cardio is Best?

You’ve probably come across the cycling versus running debate before, given the skyrocketing popularity of both activities, not to mention their shared reputation as great ways to stay in shape. But in terms of key issues such as energy expenditure, muscle growth, joint impact and cost barriers, does a real winner emerge? Whether you’re thinking …

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Burn Belly Fat and Slow Aging With These Cardio Routines Trainers Love - Eat This, Not That

Burn Belly Fat and Slow Aging With These Cardio Routines Trainers Love – Eat This, Not That

Gaining extra girth around your belly as you age is far from the best feeling. After all, you want to live your best life and look like it too. An annual physical exam can actually be stressful, just stepping on the scale. According to Tufts Medical Center, some people can gain up to three to …

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Stan Efferding: Cardio isn't nearly as important as you think |  The Mike O'Hearn Show

Stan Efferding: Cardio isn’t nearly as important as you think | The Mike O’Hearn Show

Stan Efferding and Mike O’Hearn want you to stop making cardio a religion. Cardio sucks. Everyone knows this – and it is especially a thorn in the side of strength athletes and bodybuilders. However, the benefits of cardio for heart health and endurance are well known. As the fitness industry continues to grow into the …

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The Only 20-Minute Treadmill Workout You Need To Build Muscle And Cardio Over 50 |  Livestrong.com

The Only 20-Minute Treadmill Workout You Need To Build Muscle And Cardio Over 50 | Livestrong.com

This 20-minute treadmill cardio workout increases your heart rate while strengthening your entire body. Image Credit: yacobchuk/iStock/GettyImages Prioritizing fitness as we age is important for promoting longevity, and exercising on the treadmill for just 20 minutes most days of the week is a great way to help you maintain a good health and achieve your …

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