Learn about Interval Cardio Training Video

Studies show that exercising at varying intervals like this increases your metabolism, thus promoting fat-burn. To get technical, this is called excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC). It's also believed that this method of training deli...
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Jennifer DiDonato: Hello, welcome to MadeFitTv. I'm your host Jennifer DiDonato and you're watching episode number 45, Incase you don't know. MadeFitTv is everyone source for health and fitness, information and entertainment, so in case you just want to lose weight or looking at your mob or looking to some mix up your routine, we're the place that you want to be. So, thanks so much for joining us today. Today, we're going to be talking about cardio interval training and why it's useful and why you want to incorporate it into your program to kind of help and boost your fat burning capabilities. But first, I just want to give shot out to Lina or Lane excuse if I pronounced your name wrong. She has from Minneapolis, Minnesota. She wrote a really touching email to me and I just want to read to you, she writes. Jennifer, I'm so glad you had Pete on your show. I love seeing success stories because as you talked about in the podcast, there such a small percentage of them. Although, I'm not as over weight as those who go on the Biggest Loser, I'm working to lose weight and feel better about myself. So, this podcast was very inspiring. I want to thank you for having such a great podcast and it's helped me to become more active again and soon I'll be starting a 10 week book camp at my gym. Wish me luck! You know what? I wish you great luck and of course, like she was saying Pete Thomas a Biggest Loser was on our podcast, so if you don't just go and check out, check it out at MadeFittv.com. It was really an inspiring episode and I encourage you guys to watch it. Okay. So, starting off, we're doing cardio interval training. Now, I know, I get a lot of emails, I'm sure a lot of you guys who are watching it like, Oh, finally she is doing an episode on cardio training. I got the treadmill going right now, I'll happen at it shortly by just to give you guys an inside into what interval training is. Your heart is a muscle, don't forget that. So, you want to do as you want to challenge your heart muscle and you want to challenge it in frequently, so you're not becoming so prone to just doing it same thing all the time, I mean taking time out, going outside and going for great round is awesome because you're getting active and getting out there, your exercising the heart muscle, but if you're getting too used to a certain heart rate zone here and because you're constantly just doing three miles, three days a week. It's time to switch it up a little bit. Now, why it's important is because it trains your heart in a variety of different intensities, so you're going from let's say a 30 second sprint to or you know 30 to 60 seconds sprint to about like 60 seconds to 90 seconds at a matter of pace for your heart. So, you're constantly doing this with your cardio in your heart and that's what you want, and you know mixing this up will create your body to be more fat burning efficient because it also stimulates or study show that does stimulate the metabolism following your interval training, the pose exercise, oxygen consumption that is just a term of your body recuperating, reoxygenizing the blood; and we oxygenating the blood and also getting the body temperature back down to what it is and that requires metabolism and energy, so that's why cardio interval training is superb. So, now you're probably asking yourself, okay, well that's great Jen, you know I want to sprint everything, but how do I know what is consider sprinting well. What do I do is I have these templates that you can download at MadeFittv.com; it's going to be feel test. So, what you're going to do you're going to need a treadmill or any type of cardio equipment, so I'm sure you know someone that does have it or at your gym. What you're going to do is just you're going to increase the intensity periodically and so you get to that point like we can do it anything anymore until it's really, really hard for you and that's how you know that you've reached that point. So, I'm just going to

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