Cardiovascular fitness can be defined simply as your body's ability to get oxygen and blood to the muscles. The main
purpose of the equipment in the cardio room is to improve your cardiovascular fitness in general.
Cardiovascular training, no matter what the exercise, is categorized based on duration and intensity. When you are choosing which
type of cardio to do, keep your goals in mind.
- If your goal is to improve your general cardiovascular fitness, do moderate intensity work where you are starting to
breathe deeply and you can feel that you are working.
- If your goal is fat loss but you're in poor shape, do low intensity, long duration work such as walking.
- If you want fat loss and you're in reasonably good cardiovascular shape, do the type that burns the most calories, i.e.
Now, to find out about the equipment in the cardio room, click on any of the machines in the layout of the room below: