Cardio is any form of movement which causes our hearts to beat faster and for us to go a little out of breath. Cardio is great for our fitness levels, allowing our lungs to work better and our hearts to pump more blood through our bodies. It is important to get the right amount of exercise each day, and the recommend amount is a reasonable 30 mins per day.
Ideas for cardio exercise include:
- bike riding
- house cleaning
- playing with children or pets
- walking up stairs
- cross trainer
There are lots of different ways to add more cardio exercise into your day!