When most people do “cardio” they’re doing cardio for calories. As in, they are doing it to burn calories, typically to lose weight.
Normally it’s a slang term for cardiovascular exercise, but really I think that it’s just about calories.
We’ve simplified the term into this overarching concept for getting our sweat on, checking our smart watch to see if we’re done, and feeling like we’ve burned off that desert from last night.
Sadly, this process is usually only done on 3 specific machines. You know, the ones found in the “cardio area” of any commercial gym. Yup, the Treadmill, Elliptical and Bike.
For this article I want to focus on the idea of burning calories and what else could be a better option for our “cardio” workout. Continue reading “Cardio for Calories”