13 Benefits of Cardio Training

Aerobic exercise is any activity that gets your blood pumping and large muscle groups working. It’s also known as cardiovascular activity. Examples of aerobic exercise include:

  • brisk walking
  • swimming
  • heavy cleaning or gardening
  • running
  • cycling
  • playing soccer

1. Improves cardiovascular health

2. Lowers blood pressure

3. Helps regulate blood sugar

4. Reduces asthma symptoms

5. Reduces chronic pain

6. Aids sleep

7. Regulates weight

8. Strengthens immune system

9. Improves brain power

10. Boosts mood

11. Reduces risk of falls

12. Safe for most people, including kids

13. Affordable and accessible

So which form of exercise is best for you. That depends on your circumstances and your Doctors recommendations.

Since each form has its own benefits, a combination of the different forms would seem most beneficial.

Try 2 20 minute resistance sessions plus 2 20 minute HIIT plus 150 minutes of cardio and you will live longer and better.

Something I heard from a friend today

“It is not how long you live that counts, its how much life you put into living”