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Can Cardio Help You Live Longer?

Posted by Lori O'Donnell

Jan 16, 2019

Well, it’s mid-January: that time when resolutions begin to lose their shine and real life becomes once again…well…real life. Did you make any resolutions for the new year? How’s it going? If one of your resolutions was to get to the gym more often or to simply start working out, here’s some news that may give you a little push in the right direction. According to a recent study completed by the Cleveland Clinic, not exercising can be more detrimental to your health than smoking, diabetes, or hypertension (high blood pressure).

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Topics: cardiovascular health, cardio workouts, cardio training, heart health

Here's the Best Time to Do Cardio Exercise

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Oct 4, 2017

Shawn Arent, director of the Rutgers University Center for Health and Human Preferences, addressed a long-time concern of people trying to get the most positive effect for their workouts. When is the best time to do cardio exercise? Is it better to do it in the morning or at night? Before or after resistance training?

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Topics: cardio workouts, cardio training, resistance workout, strength and resistance training

How to Implement More Cardio Into Your Daily Life

Posted by Linda King

Jun 7, 2016

As you probably already know, incorporating cardio into your life is important. Getting enough cardiovascular exercise is good for your heart and the rest of your body, it can provide you with more energy, and it can help you maintain a healthy weight. It can even help you lose weight, particularly when combined with a healthy diet and an overall healthy lifestyle.

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Topics: cardiovascular health, cardio workouts, cardio training

Which Is Better to Lose Weight, Strength Training or Cardio?

Posted by MYannuzzi

Jul 27, 2012

A popular question that is always asked is… can I still lose weight if I am strength training and not just doing cardiovascular activities?

The answer is yes, of course! When trying to lose weight it is important to have a combination of both aerobic exercise as well as strength training.

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Topics: Personal Training, best weight loss, how to exercise, exercise & health, losing weight exercise, weight loss Baltimore, Fitness Tips, cardio training, strength training, Baltimore fitness, lose weight with exercise, weight loss diets