YouTube: What actually counts as cardio?

Confused about what counts are cardio? Do you need it? How many minutes per week? In this video, Doc Lyss shares all the information you’ll need on cardiovascular training and what true cardio looks like.

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Time Stamps:
0:00 – Introduction
0:35 – What is cardio? What counts?
1:20 – You don’t have to be a runner.
1:40 – Cardio explanation/breakdown.
3:30 – What to think about with cardio.
5:00 – Does walking count?
7:05 – Do METCONS/circuits count?
9:09 – Low, moderate, and high intensity.
12:30 – Recommended guidelines.

Hey, I'm Lyss!

I’m Exercise Physiologist, sports nutritionist, weight lifter, and ultra runner. I am here to bring science to your training in a no-nonsense way. I have helped thousands of women crush big lifting goals, cross race finish lines, and even do both. I’m here to help you do the same!

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