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Cardio is the short form for Cardio Vascular Exercises, a must for all ages improves your stamina, and helps in losing weight. In this article, we will discuss the benefits and different forms of cardiovascular exercises for all ages.
Benefits of Cardio Vascular Exercises
- Regulates and improves the heart
- It improves the strength of your muscles
- Helps in improve Blood flow
- Uplift your mood
- Helps in regulating your sleep habits
- Beneficial in lowering heart disease
- Reduces hypertension
- Controls high sugar related problems
With the requirement of more blood flow and oxygen, while doing cardio exercises, your body has to do extra work which in turn over a period of time, strengthens your muscles and improves the functioning of the heart and lungs.
Different forms of Cardio Vascular Exercises
Cardio exercise can be done by walking briskly, running, cycling, swimming, or simply jumping rope. See, you just need some basic home workout equipment’s and no need to join any gym either. Those, who still want to join the gym or love to exercise in groups, can go for these exercises under supervision. Don’t forget to stretch before and after exercise!
- Stationary bikes
- Rock Climbing wall
However, a word of caution. Do not overexercise yourself. You may drain yourself and become dehydrated while performing these exercises over a limit. Remember, each body is unique with its own limitations and can go to a certain level before getting exhausted. Do not compete with your buddies while performing these exercises.
A recommended duration of 10 minutes is advised to gain maximum out of these exercises. Have a safe Cardio and give your body a gift well deserved!