Cardio exercises are defined as activities that promote high cardiac (heart) rates for a prolonged period in the effort to burn calories. These can range from simple exercises such as brisk walking, jogging, cycling, swimming, a number of sports and more.
Improves heart function and health
Increases metabolism levels which helps in fast weight reduction
Release of ‘happy’ hormones during this workout reduces stress
Reduces DOMS (delayed onset of muscle soreness) and restores oxygen rich blood to muscles
Incorporate sprinting intervals into your cardio routine to burn more calories
Cardio workouts can be made harder by doing it at an incline
Use your arms – A lot of cardio exercises focus on the legs so swinging your hands while running could simultaneously work them out