The moment one says cardio exercise, the first thought that comes to mind is a treadmill workout. But any fitness enthusiast can tell you that cardio or cardiovascular exercise is about fast paced movements that gets your heart rate up and increases the blood circulation throughout your body.
- helps burn calories
- builds stamina
- boosts energy levels
- improves mood
You can take up any form of cardio exercise which could include indoor or outdoor training but if you are really up for a challenge, then try this 30 day cardio challenge.
This 30 day cardio challenge will not take up much of your time but it will slowly and gradually heat things up thus improving your stamina and challenging you further.
Exercises involved: High knees - The high knee exercise is a fun and effective way to build stamina. Apart from that it also builds muscle strength and improves leg power. Watch the following video to learn how to do the high knee exercise.
Mountain climbers - Mountain climbers not only strenghtens several muscle groups but also boosts one's cardiovascular system. It is also a good form of power training and it helps strenghten your core too. Watch the following video to learn how to do the mountain climbers exercise.
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