spotlight Cardio

What is Steady-State Cardio?

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
We are approaching the end of another year and many of us are thinking about adopting a healthier lifestyle as we approach the new year. Are you in this group looking to improve your health as we approach 2023? Perhaps you feel somewhat intimidated and ...
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spotlight Cardio

Heart Rate Zone Training: Does It Work or Not?

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
From wearable fitness trackers to group fitness classes that use heart rate monitors, it’s not uncommon to be incentivized to train in specific heart rate zones to see the results that you want. Does heart rate training work?
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Cardio

Using Stage Training to Improve Cardiorespiratory Endurance

Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES |
Of the various components that comprise a client’s total physical fitness program, cardiorespiratory endurance is probably the most misunderstood and underrated. In order to understand how to perform cardiorespiratory training in the most effective and ...
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CPT Fitness Workout Plans Cardio

Peripheral Heart Action Training

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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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Weight Loss Cardio

Walking for Weight Loss: Burn Calories at Your Own Pace

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
Sedentary behavior as defined as sitting or laying down (either at a desk, computer, television, or video game console) has been on the rise and has continued to increase after the COVID pandemic with the increasing prevalence of virtual/remote work, ...
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CPT Cardio

The Right Way to Breathe During Exercise

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio |
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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American Fitness Magazine Cardio

A Perfect FITTE: 5 Ways to Customize Cardio Programming

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
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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Fitness HIIT Training Benefits Weight Loss Cardio

Metabolic Conditioning: Moving Beyond Cardio

Josh Elsesser
Josh Elsesser |
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 |
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 |
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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