Aerobic exercise is cardiovascular conditioning. It comprises of activities like brisk running, swimming, and cycling You might have come across it as cardio.
By literal meaning aerobic exercise is “with oxygen”. You will breath at fast pace and heart rate will increase during aerobic exercise. Aerobic exercise helps you’re your circulatory system, heart and lungs healthy.
Aerobic gym exercises
Our velocity gym is a fine choice of place to get on with some aerobic exercise. We have equipment like treadmills, stationary bikes, and elliptical machines.
Always ask your trainer how to use a type of exercise equipment. New comer’s are sometimes shy in asking for help but make a habit to ask for it when it comes to your fitness.
Benefits: This low-impact workout can help develop strength in your lower body specially leg muscles.
Always ask our trainer for help adjusting the bike so that the seat is the right height. This will help reduce risk for injury or falling off the bike.
While biking, a general rule should be to adjust the bike seat to maintain a 5- to 10-degree bend in your knees prior reaching full extension. It reduces compression on your knees. It’s not wise to completely extend knees when you are peddling on a stationary bike.
Duration : 35 to 45 minutes
Stationary bike is a result oriented cardiovascular workout. It helps you develop leg strength and is easy to perform.
After warming up by cycling at a slow pace for 5 to 10 minutes, increase it to 15 miles per hour and aim for 20 to 30 minutes of workout. Rest for 5 minutes and then stretch to finish.
Elliptical machines provide a robust cardio workout that has low stress on the knees, hips, and back in comparison with running on the road or trails.
Safety tips: Always Look forward, not downwards. Use handlebars if you feel imbalanced or to mount and dismount the machine.
Duration: 20 to 30 minutes
Elliptical machine is easy to use. After warming up, keep your posture straight while using your legs in a pedaling position to move the machine. Look forward during your workout not down at your base. Keep your shoulders tucked back and belly muscles engaged. Take rest while cooling down and exit the machine to stretch.
Do not forget to ask for help from our trainer which are there to help you achieve your fitness goals. Always end your workout with a cooldown and stretch. Keep yourself hydrated during the workout.