Pump up your cardio and burn the belly fat with a treadmill workout plan that incorporates different types of running Intervals. This 30 minute high intensity workout will have you switching speeds and sweating in minutes.
Interval running will improve your stamina by repeating a pattern of short bursts of higher speed followed by a slower recovery period.
Another benefit is that by constantly changing your speeds you can break up the monotomy of running at one steady state pace.
This specialized form of exercise pushes your body to a higher intensity level for a short period of time which increases your aerobic capacity. With this increase in intensity, your body has more oxygen to convert to energy, which will make you faster and stronger.
* The intensity or speed of the high-intensity interval.
* The duration/distance of the high-intensity interval.
* The duration of the rest or recovery interval.
That is a really good question and It depends on the individual. Aerobic exercise is usually defined as a prolonged activity where you work at 65%-85% of your maximum heart rate (MaxHR).
So, during your high-intensity intervals, you would be working at 85%-90% followed by low intensity of 60%-70%. The usual equation for MaxHr is 220 - your age. For a 40-year-old, their MaxHr would be 180. 85% would be 153.
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I have included a column for recording your heart rate. Try taking your heart rate after 10-12 minutes and log it afterwards. After a couple of weeks, you should see these numbers decrease as your cardio fitness gets better. As these numbers decrease you can start to run longer at higher speeds.
Interval training isn't something you want to do every day, but incorporating it into your treadmill workout plan can be one of the most effective workout options for improving your physical fitness and burning as many calories as possible.
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