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Cardio training and its benefits

Cardio training influences the efficiency of your heart and your circulatory system. The cardiovascular exercises are the basis of the physical condition, an essential quality to improve strength, speed or power.

 

Benefits of cardio training

Physical inactivity is one of the major determinants of health, particularly in developed countries. A sedentary lifestyle is associated with a variety of negative health indicators, such as increased mortality and increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

 

Intense or moderate exercise is associated with various health benefits, including reduced risk of obesity, cardiovascular disease, various cancers, and all causes of mortality. Exercise also can help quit smoking, slows cognitive decline in the elderly and reduces stress, anxiety and depression.

 

Specifically, with regard to cardio workout, variety of studies have shown that practice regularly determine a significant reduction of visceral fat (which leads to a reduction in waist circumference), improved sensitivity Insulin and a significant decrease in blood triglyceride levels.

 

So improve your health if you do cardio training:

  • Improves cardiovascular function.
  • Lowers total cholesterol, LDL and increases HDL levels (good)
  • Reduces blood glucose levels in diabetics.
  • Improves lung capacity.
  • Reaffirms tissues and skin.
  • Increases the absorption of calcium by the bones.
  • Increases levels of endorphins and the feeling of well-being.

 

In conclusion, the first objective is simply to find an activity that sets us in motion and increase our heart rate. Any kind of is valid, take a walk, ride a bike or perform a collective sport. “The important thing is to keep your body moving”.

 

Remember that between 30 and 45 minutes of 3 to 5 days a week are more than enough for us to notice the benefits of this wonderful type of cardio training.