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Let’s get one thing straight…. don’t be fooled by anything or anybody that doesn’t agree with some cardio training or cardio workout classes. There are so many benefits to cardio training and doing weekly cardio workout classes and it is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Your heart is a muscle and it does need training to keep it strong and as healthy as possible. How far should you push your limit is another very valid question, but for the point of this blog, we will stick to the point.
The heart is a muscle which beats all day long. The hearts purpose every single day is to keep pumping oxygenated blood around your body. If it stops beating, we will be in deep water very quickly. If that happens to any of us, we should all hope that there is somebody close by, who knows how to perform CPR correctly and have the knowledge to use a defibrillator properly if there is one available. In the interest of our customers reading this, our instructors at Fitbug, Junction 6, Castleknock are certified to perform CPR and are certified to use a defibrillator as you may have seen on our Facebook or Instagram page.
Cardio is crucial to heart health. We train our heart by doing anything which increases the beats per minute, intentionally or not. It doesn’t really matter what you decide to do. If you increase your heart rate by doing any activity…. you are exercising your heart. By increasing the beats per minute, you are increasing the oxygenated blood flow throughout your body. This improves performance and it can also help to reduce our resting heart rate. The fitter we are, the lower our resting heart rate can be, therefore it doesn’t need to work as hard.
If so, attending weekly cardio workout classes is the easiest way to do just that! But are you the type of person that likes cardio classes? Probably not, a lot of people shutter at the thought of a ‘gruelling’ cardio class and then fear takes over and they won’t take the next step of trying a class. This is NOT the case at Fitbug Junction 6, we have a huge range of FUN cardio workout classes every week at our studio. We promise you won’t have the fear when it comes to committing to a monthly pass to our classes. We guarantee you WILL enjoy, have a laugh and be surrounded with like-minded people who want to get healthy and fit without it feeling like pure torture! Why not check out our timetable… we have plenty of cardio or aerobic exercises classes every week with Zumba, Circuits, boxercise or choose from one of our amazing and very popular spinning classes.
We certainly hope we have excited you at the thought of living a healthier and fitter lifestyle with the addition of some weekly cardio workout classes! But, there are some guidelines you must take before starting a new cardio routine. Whilst cardio being amazing for living a healthy lifestyle, you need to start and take it at your own pace. Cardio can also produce stress on the heart so it is important to gradually build up to the level you want to be. Let’s put it this way, if you decided to run a marathon, would you just go out and run it? I doubt it… you will need to build up the strength in the muscles and gradually build up your cardiovascular system. If you try to do too much too quickly, you could end up in trouble especially if you have any heart problems. Don’t get carried away, don’t try to be the hero, don’t pretend you know it all…. As always, get some professional advice from a qualified doctor or trainer who can guide you in the right direction.
If you need any advise, send us an email to Info@Fitbug.ie and one of our personal trainers will be happy to help out. Check out our website for other blogs at where you may find some more answers to your questions. If you have a question that we haven’t covered yet, please send it to us and we will write a blog on that topic.
If there is a cardio or aerobic class that you enjoy doing, get in touch… We have so many classes for adults and children in Dublin 15 and surrounding areas.
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