Cardio Exercises
Cardio Exercises
Mountain Climbers
Target : It will help to strengthen muscle group of abs, hips, glutes, chests and shoulders.
How to Perform
  • Come into a straight-arm plank position with your hands directly below your shoulders.
  • Your body should form a straight line from neck to your ankles.
  • Lift your right foot and drive your right knee up into the center of your body. Quickly switch legs, driving left knee up into the center of your body.
  • Try to keep your hips level and your shoulders directly above your wrists.
  • Do as many as possible for 1 minute.
Tips :

Mountain climber is one of the polymeric exercises which strengthen multiple muscle groups in addition to the cardiovascular system. To this exercise, you must activate the core abdominal muscles in addition to those in both the lower and upper body.

Pilates 100
Target : It is an excellent exercise for increasing torso stability and abdominal strength.
How to Perform
  • Lie face up with your knees and hips bent 90 degrees, hands by your side.
  • Lift your head, shoulders, and upper back off the ground, and begin to pulse your arms, taking long, deep breaths (inhale for 10 counts, exhale for 10 counts).
  • Your core should be engaged the entire time so that everything but your arms stays completely still.
Tips :

People with upper back and neck issues can do this exercise with the legs extended or tabletop but the head down on the floor.

Burpees
Target : The burpee is a full body exercise used in strength training and as cardio exercise in aerobics.
How to Perform
  • Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart. Bend both knees, swing arms back, and drive off ground as high as possible.
  • Land softly and immediately bend your knees, place hands on the floor in front of you, and jump your feet all the way back so you end up in a plank position.
  • Lower your chest to perform a pushup. Jump both feet back in and stand.
  • Immediately jump up to repeat.
  • Continue to do as many reps as possible for 1 minute.
Tips :

If you practice nice, perfect form for as long as you can, you will develop the strength and endurance you need to keep as efficient as possible for as long as possible.