(Closed) What is your cardio routine?

posted 8 years ago in Fitness
  • poll: What types of cardio do you do on a regular basis
    Running (indoor or out) : (28 votes)
    33 %
    bike : (12 votes)
    14 %
    elliptical : (24 votes)
    28 %
    rowing : (2 votes)
    2 %
    swimming : (1 votes)
    1 %
    other : (18 votes)
    21 %
  • Post # 3
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I try to run at least three or four days a week. I’m training to run a marathon in September. I have never really felt that doing the elliptical ever really did anything for me. I just feel like you aren’t working out that hard on it. I always see people on it talking on the phone and it kills me! lol 

    I’ve also done p90x before. That is really intense!

    Post # 4
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    Newbee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I haven’t exercised in a bit due to severely injuring my ankle and my asthma acting up, back to back (sill no 100%).  When I do exercise, I use P90x, which has several different means of cardio.

    Post # 5
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I really enjoy mixing it up. I do nautalis fitness machines instead of free weights for strength training, I like to do the 30 day shred (lots of cardio!), pilates, running, yoga booty ballet, cardio jam, etc 

    Post # 6
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    502 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I meet some girlfriends and we go to Zumba classes!

    Post # 7
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2009

    Karate : 2x
    running 6-9 km : 2x
    bike: 1x
    latin dance: 1x

    Once I’m done with my race, I’ll do more biking and less running. I’m about to start going to work with my bike also (45 minutes each way).

    Hubs does all this with me, having a partner really helps me out, especially on days that I feel lazy..

    Post # 9
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    i do the 30 day shred, and i’m trying to start “running” ( right now its walking / jogging, but i’m slowly being able to run longer than 2 minutes! ha!)

    Post # 10
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    I run 2-3 times/week (trying to run more now that the weather is improving–I don’t have a treadmill so it’s all outside) and am ostensibly training for a half in September but haven’t bit the bullet and registered yet.  I also box about 3-4x/week and do workout videos–30 day shred most often, but sometimes tae bo and I just got burn fat, boost metabolism (another Jillian DVD) from Netflix.  And I walk quickly carrying heavy things; does that count? I tend to count it, especially when there are many stairs involved!

    Post # 11
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I run, and I also count riding as cardio! Anyone who’s posted the trot for fifteen minutes straight or ridden in two-point (or, heck, just without stirrups) can attest to that. 😉

    Post # 12
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    theeekingeek, they have Zumba at my gym and I want to try it! I’m scared though, it looks like a lot of footwork and I’m not good at that!

    I do 2 minutes fast walk, 3 minutes running for 20 minutes on the treadmill, 30 minutes on the elliptical (+weights).

    Post # 13
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    Newbee
    • Wedding: December 2010

    I run probably 4 times a week most weeks, with my weekday runs being about 4 miles and my weekend runs being anywhere between 8 and 21, depending on what I’m training for. I feel like this keeps my metabolism pretty ramped – I’d still like to firm up more although I hate weight lifting :/ Maybe more yoga (2-3 times a week up from my once a week) will help.

    Post # 14
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    Worker bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    Monday, long run (up to almost 4 miles).

    Wednesday, spinning class (will switch to outdoor rides after the wedding hopefully!)

    Friday or Saturday, shorter run (2-3 miles).

    I also take a 1 hr weight lifting class on Tues/Thurs/sometimes Saturday.

    Post # 15
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    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2011

    I ‘run’ three times/week. I put that in quotes bc its really walking/jogging. I’m working up to just jogging haha. I’ve done a lot of different workouts in my life but nothing changed my body as fast as starting running. 

    Post # 16
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I walk my dog everyday, does that count? It’s not as strenuous as the running and soccer playing I used to do, but so far its been as rewarding for me to have my puppy out with me.  

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