Cardio Workouts for summer

Now that warmer weather is upon us, it’s a great opportunity to add some different cardio workouts into your weekly game plan. Before starting any type of cardio training be sure you are healthy and have spoken with a doctor to ensure you can train safely.

btr-ABOUTDo you like cycling? Cycling is a great way to burn calories and rev up your cardio. Start your workout with a 10 minute warm-up on the bike. Spend 8 minutes cycling hard then complete 6 minutes of strength conditioning sets. So in other words, plan on cycling hard for 8 minutes, give yourself 2 minutes rest break for each set. Repeat this sequence four times then move into the strength conditioning portion of the workout. Put your bike on gear that has more resistance, cycle for 6 minutes giving yourself 2 minutes rest. Repeat this four times. Another cycling workout to help your cardio is cycling on hills. Bike on hills at least 2 days a week. Over time regularly cycling hills will improve your endurance and make your legs stronger. Read More