cardio

A new study asks whether cardio training is more effective when conducted on land or in the water.
I know reality sucks, but you need to be aware of the nonsense out there so you can implement a training program that is realistic and practical to your genetic endowment.
It's too bad that running a marathon is still looked at by many as the epitome of fitness. I don't really do HIIT, Tabata intervals, or met-con workouts either - for five reasons.
Are longer training programs always better? A recent study suggests no - at least not when it comes to hitting plateaus in VO2 max and other cardio markers.
I have for over the past few weeks gone down a deep wormhole about the measurement of output in a mixed piece of work - this "battery" I have spoken about for years now.
The debate about strength and cardio rages on. This time, researchers wondered how adding a few bike sprints into a workout routine would affect strength and power.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: cardio, range of motion, coaching advice, Olympic weightlifting, and more!
It's common to hear coaches say the best way to get conditioned for a sport is to play that sport. New science proves that idea false and shows a need for structured training.
Science takes a look at the best way to warm up in regards to strength training. How long and how hard should your warm up be for you to be the strongest in your training?
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: babies and biomechanics, training tips, mature athletes, and more!
Scientists took a look at EPOC - excess post-exercise oxygen consumption - and discovered that the more fit you are, the less benefit you get from intense workouts.
Which is most important in fat loss - caloric restriction, aerobic conditioning, or resistance training? Is any more important than the other? Can one accomplish fat loss without the others?
Want to work on your cardio, but can't bear the thought of getting on an elliptical machine in public? Here are three ways to get cardio and still look cool. Well, sweaty and crushed, but cool.
Marathons might be fun, but are they healthy? New studies point to extensive cardio being UN-healthy for your heart. Too much can lead to heart scarring and other types of damage.
Do you know what a "brick" workout is? Even if you're not a triathlete bricking your workouts could have benefits to your health and performance. Learn what it is and how to do it.
Forget doing your cardio on a Stairmaster or treadmill. If you want to get into shape fast, burn fat, and build muscle hill sprints are the way to go. Read how to safely get started.
It's the age old question - you're getting stronger, but you've lost your cardio. Now what? Can you have lungs and muscles at the same time? Coach Nick chimes in on this one!