Cardiovascular work out should consist of a half-hour daily walk. Simply
lace up your quality walking shoes and go for a stroll around the block.
Go out regardless of the weather; just make sure to dress adequately. An
effective alternative to going outside is walking up and down a building
staircase. This option is excellent for your heart, as well as maintaining
leg muscles. To maintain a constant progression, try to increase your pace
on a weekly basis. Set goals and gradually increase your distances.
possible, alter your cardiovascular sessions for an even more effective
work out: use the staircase one day, and walk around the block on other
The most important thing when
it comes to cardio is to pick a time and intensity that fits your needs,
and that you are comfortable with. In my experience it's best to start out
with a short period of time, say 10 minutes, and add 5 minutes every 2
weeks till you get up to a solid 30 minutes. Unless you're training to run
a marathon, a cardio session more than 30 minutes in length isn't really
One of the biggest enemies of a healthy weight, a clear mind and a
lifestyle free of guilt is bingeing. Every once in a while some people
seem unable to stop themselves from eating or drinking to excess. At the
end of the bingeing period, they fall into the other extreme and go on a
purge phase that is just as bad as the initial bingeing. The feelings of
guilt and shame that characterize the purging period fuel the next binge
and so everything becomes a cycle of self-destruction as the individual
vacillates between extremes instead of living a normal life.
campuses offer courses in sports medicine. Some even have job placement
for people that wish to start a career in the field of sports medicine.
One great school to look into is The American College of Sports Medicine.
They offer certification in this field and are world renowned. For more
information about sports medicine you can check out a book called The
American Journal of Sports Medicine. It has details on sports medicine
education and articles about sports medicine.