Strength training, cardio, and a healthy diet are said to be perfect formulas for weight loss. But it’s sometimes difficult to know how many portions of exercise and diet you need, to reach the weight you dream of. In particular, the amount of cardio you need to lose weight. When there is a lot of debate about this, some people think you need a lot of cardio training, while some others argue otherwise.
For weight loss, the National Institutes of Health recommends at least 30 to 45 minutes of intensity training for three to five days a week. He recommends exercising five days a week, alternating intensity every day and working no more than two consecutive days to allow your body to recover. According to Cassandra Forsythe, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Education, Central Connecticut State University the sport should not be held in succession to give the body time to rest. He recommends exercising five days a week, alternating intensity every day and working no more than two consecutive days to allow your body to recover.
How do you adjust the intensity in cardio?
Try doing Cassandra’s tips. Reporting from Womenshealth, you can run (or bike) as fast as possible for one minute, then recover your body for one minute by doing the exercise at a slower pace, and repeat for about 15 to 20 minutes.
If you have extra time, try to do a longer exercise, such as walking or jogging. This exercise includes low …Read More