CPT Cardio

The Right Way to Breathe During Exercise

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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How The Lungs Work If you are studying for your test, brushing up for your clients, or just plain curious, here's some key information on breathing to consider.
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A Perfect FITTE: 5 Ways to Customize Cardio Programming

Kinsey Mahaffey 0
Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. The four words every client loves to hear: “It’s time for cardio!” (Cue the collective eye roll from clients around the globe.) As personal trainers, we know that cardiovascular ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Cardio

Behind the Drive: Motorized versus Non-Motorized Treadmills

Marty Miller, ATC, DHSC, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, Master Instructor 0
The use of motorized treadmills has become commonplace since their origination in the early 1950s. Originally designed to diagnose heart and lung disease, treadmills quickly became a standard in
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Certified Personal Trainer Fitness Workout Plans Cardio

Peripheral Heart Action Training

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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We know that weight loss or body fat reduction is largely based on a numbers game. And “working out” is a way of controlling the numbers (less calories in, more calories out and weight loss can be achieved).
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Heart Rate Zone Methodology – What You Should Know

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Despite growing popularity and adoption of programs incorporating heart rate (HR) zone methodology, aka heart rate training, the fitness industry, in general, appears to lack a solid understanding of the scientific facts and limitations to this ...
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Metabolic Conditioning: Moving Beyond Cardio

Josh Elsesser
Josh Elsesser
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Metabolic conditioning is more than just cardiorespiratory exercise. As a fitness professional, you need to be able to design a conditioning program for your clients that effectively addresses their unique physiology, as well as providing them the ...
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Fitness Nutrition Cardio

Breakfast and Fasted Cardio – Is it Really Worth it?

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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We see it, read it and perhaps even witness it – fasted cardio for weight loss. This approach is currently trending in many exercise circles, but does it really stand up to all the hype? If you are an Online Nutrition Coach, cut through the hype and ...
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Cardio

Develop your VIP Cardio Program

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Are you seeking a new cardio routine? Guidelines from various leading health and fitness organization tell us we need to participate in cardio activities five times a week for a total of 150 minutes if we plan to exercise at moderate intensities; or ...
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New Programming Ideas for Traditional Cardio Exercise, Part 2

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Looking for an easy way to assess your client's current level of cardio and aerobic efficiency? Using the talk test to identify their ventilatory threshold can help do just that. Plus, learning to apply this information gives you the details needed to ...
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heart rate Cardio

New Programming Ideas for Traditional Cardio Exercise, Part 1

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Cardio programs continue to evolve given the changing needs and desires of exercisers. Driven in part by time constraints, but also by emerging research, it is the shorter, more-intense, yet time-efficient programs that are perhaps the most popular ...
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