Today we are going to do a cardio workout to give our bodies a break from some weight training. This cardio workout will take about 50 minutes to complete and should burn anywhere from 500 – 700 calories.
I wanted to incorporate a 5k into our workout this week to see if running a mile a day is starting to pay off. A 5k is about 3.106 miles, and given that we run a mile almost everyday, this should not be to hard of a challenge for us.
You can never go wrong with stairmaster. This is a great exercise, especially if you do not do it often. For the first 2-4 minutes start off slow to get into the grove of it. Then I would start to increase the speed to challenge yourself and heart rate up.
Having a strong core is essential when it comes to exercise. It can improve how well your arms and legs function along with enhancing your balance and stability. You should feel a good burn when doing this ab circuit. Try to isolate those muscles as much as possible.
Bobby Petrillo is 24 years old from Charlotte NC. He went to UNCW where he studied accounting and has been working in the IT Audit space since graduating in 2017. Fitness has always been a big part of his life ever since freshman of high school. He is passionate about sharing his health and exercise knowledge to help others achieve their goals.