Fitness Genre

Cardio

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Cardio

Cardio

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Cardio, short for Cardiovascular Training, is used to keep your heart rate up in prolong sessions using little to no weight and constant repetitive movement.

Benefits

You will get a large increase in endurance which can translate to adding more capacity for physically demanding work. Another benefit is speed if you practice short burst of full intensity cardio, also known as anearobic exercise.

Challanges

The difficulty is building up the speed and endurance needed for cardio. Other forms of difficulty will form like being out of breath, or increasing minor injury's like shin splints or runners knee.

Skills Enhanced With

Cardio

Endurance

Speed

Agility

Equipment Used In

Cardio

Stairs

Weighted Vest

Treadmill

Aerobic Stepper

Punching Bag

Ankle Weights

Agility Ladder

Cones

Jump Ropes

Battle Ropes

Exercise Examples

High Knees

One Leg Jump Rope

Jump Rope Skipping

Other Skills