Cardio Workouts If You Hate Running On A Treadmill
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5 Ways To Get Your Cardio In Without Running On A Treadmill

Cardio will be your new fav

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Ok so I know cardio is the devil to most people, but there are ways to make it fun!

With different equipment in the gym, outdoor activities, and various sports and activities you can get your cardio done in no time and have a blast. Cardiovascular exercise is super important because it reduces the risk of heart disease and cancers, gives better oxygen to your lungs, it reduces stress and anxiety and helps you lose weight. Cardio isn't entirely fun though especially on a boring treadmill jogging at the same speed for an hour and hating your life. So there are many different exercises to make it less boring so you'll actually do the important exercise for your body.

Here are 5 ways to get your cardio in, and I promise you won't have to run on a treadmill.

1. Spin Class

Take a spin class, or just hop on a stationary bike or even a real bike! Spinning is a quick way to get good cardio while also toning your legs up. In spin classes they always play fast-paced music and an instructor guides you, so all you have to do is stay on your bike and make it through the sprints and climbs.

2. Rowing Machine

Find the rowing machine in your gym and you can sit while you get a cardio workout. You can add some sprints in and do intervals to make this a killer cardio workout, and rowing works your arms/back, legs and abs.

3. Stairmaster

If you can survive on the Stairmaster then you can do anything. This is an amazing workout and it is great for your legs, it's worth the burn.

4. Zumba

Take a Zumba class or some other fun dance workout. Zumba is great cardio because you don't even realize you're doing it you're just having a good time.

5. Kickboxing

Kickboxing classes are so fun and they give you cardio and conditioning to your entire body. You get really sweaty but it's always fun to throw some kicks while being healthy.

RIP treadmills.

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