Cardio exercise works your heart, improving cardiovascular health, helping with weight loss, and can even strengthening your immune system among many more benefits. There's a great variety of cardio options, so you can find something you enjoy. Some examples include:
Cardio exercise is a great way to reach your Target Heart Rate. Measuring your heart rate is a way to gauge if you are exercising too much or not enough.
You can calculate your maximum heart rate by subtracting your age from 220. For example, if you're 45 years old, subtract 45 from 220 to get a maximum heart rate of 175. This is the average maximum number of times your heart should beat per minute during exercise.
Wearing a smart device like a fitbit or apple watch can read read your heart rate instantly, but you can also measure your heart rate without a device.
There are many cardio workouts available on YouTube. Here are a couple to get you started!.
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