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Livewell Healthy Living Daily Workout Routines

Treadmill

The American Heart Association and others recommend a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate activity per week for health and weight maintenance. So your workout should include cardio on the treadmill, elliptical or stair climber at the gym or walking briskly or running outdoors. Just like any muscle, your heart needs to be conditioned.

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7-Day Plan (Burn 2,000 Calories)

Monday
Power walk: 30 minutes
Strength-train: 20 minutes
Total: 50 minutes

Tuesday
Warm up: Walk easily, then briskly: 3 minutes
Power walk: 2 minutes
Run fast (but don’t sprint): 2 minutes
Repeat Steps 1 & 2: 10 times
Cool down: Walk easily: 2 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Wednesday
Warm up: Walk easily: 5 minutes
Do your favorite strength-training move: 12 reps
Power walk at 4% to 6% incline: 3 minutes
Repeat Steps 1 & 2: 6 times
Cool down: Walk easily: 5 minutes
Total: 40 minutes

Thursday
Warm up: Walk easily, then briskly: 3 minutes
Power walk: 2 minutes
Run fast (but don’t sprint): 2 minutes
Repeat Steps 1 & 2: 6 times
Cool down: Walk easily: 3 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Friday
Repeat Monday’s routine

Saturday
Warm up: Walk easily, then briskly: 5 minutes
Power walk: 2 minutes
Run fast (but don’t sprint): 4 minutes
Repeat Steps 1 & 2: 6 times
Cool Down: Walk easily: 4 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Sunday
Rest

 

IMPORTANT!

If you are new to cardio exercise, or have been inactive for awhile, consult with your health care provider to make sure that cardio exercise is safe for you.Before beginning any exercise program, get your health care provider’s permission.

Remember to drink water before, during and after exercise. Make sure you drink 8-10 glasses of water every day.

This health informative is brought to you by Livewell Distribution, a company focused on health and wellness. For more information on obtaining Livewell’s healthy products email them at: info@livewelldistribution.com

Contributing sources for this article include: www.fitnessmagazine.com and Jenny Hadfield, author of Running for Mortals.

 

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