Which type of cardio is best?
This is an often asked question and the answer honestly is “it depends”. The type will be specific to what your goal is, what your current fitness level is, and what your goals are.
The type that I recommend for most people is high intensity interval training (HIIT for short). This type can become popular over the past few years. The main reasons for its popularity are the increase in metabolism AFTER you are finished with the cardio, and the length of time you spend doing it. Most people prefer to do cardio for 10-20 minutes rather than 45-60.
I’ll quickly break down the benefits of HIIT. I mentioned the increase in metabolism after exercise. This is due to what is called EPOC or excess post oxygen consumption. What this means is that after exercise is over your body continues to bring in more…
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