Tagged: cardiovascular

How Often Should I Be in Certain Heart Rate Zones?

Are you getting the most out of your workouts? Using heart rate zones allows you to measure at what intensity you are exercising, and therefore tailor your workouts for maximum effectiveness. By monitoring how much time you’re spending at each level of intensity, you’ll know how much effort you have to put in to get […]

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Can Push-Ups Be an Indicator of Heart Health?

Typically, a treadmill test is used to evaluate an individual’s cardiovascular health. However, a recent study conducted out of Harvard Medical School shows that the ability to perform push-ups might also be an indicator of heart health.

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5 Cardio Exercises to Get You Off the Treadmill

Tired of the same old cardio routine? There are plenty of ways to get in a good cardio workout besides running on the treadmill or elliptical. Here are five alternative cardio exercises that will get your heart pumping!

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7 Reasons You Should Try Boot Camp

Boot camp has become a popular exercise trend because of the intense combination of strength training and cardiovascular exercises. Boot camp workouts are designed as a type of interval training—bursts of intense activity alternated with intervals of lighter activity. Different exercises that boot camp workouts may entail would include: pull-ups, push-ups, lunges, squats, and crunches, […]

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