Include some vigorous exercise in your day! 

 

 

 

You either love it or hate it. It’s the standard “go-to” when trying to lose weight, but did you know that it actually has more benefits then just burning fat?

 

First off, here are some ways and simple exercises you can include cardio in your day.

 

  1. Run
  2. Hike
  3. Jumping jacks
  4. Brisk walk
  5. Swim
  6. Cleaning or gardening
  7. Cycling
  8. Play a sport
  9. Burpees
  10. Mountain Climbers

 

Here are some benefits of including cardio in your day.

 

 1. Heart Health

 

The American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes of heart-pumping physical activity per week. By doing cardio, it actually strengthens your heart which helps prevent against heart disease.

 

 2. Strengthens your muscles

 

Cardio can help strengthen many muscles where weight training is typically only focused on a couple muscles per session.

 

3. Better sleep!

 

By doing cardio every day, you sleep better at night.

 

4. Affordable

 

If you’re not looking to drop $10-$50 a month at a gym, then cardio exercise is for you. You can easily go on a run or do a quick hiit workout in your living room.

 

5. Improves mood

 

You’ll feel happier when you take the time to work up a good sweat everyday. Cardio releases endorphins which make you feel happy! It’s also a good way to relieve any stress.

 

 

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