Try Interval training

For many people cardiovascular exercise means stepping onto a machine, selecting a program and going for at least 30 minutes.  Not only is this mind numbingly boring, but it is not an effective or efficient way to burn body fat. In fact, exercising this way does little to improve your cardiovascular fitness.  Instead of doing that, give interval training a try.  This can be done on any piece of equipment, but for this example we will use the treadmill (running).  To start, get on your treadmill (or go outside) and walk for a few minutes as a warm up.  Next, run as fast as you can for 15 -20 seconds.  The speed must be high enough to make you breath heavily.  When you can’t go any more slow down to walking speed until you catch your breath.  As soon as you are breathing easily, run again. Repeat this process 4 or 5 times.  If you do it the right way you should be pretty tired and sweat.  Finish the session with a few more minutes of light jogging or walking.  Do this once or twice per week, and soon you will see results.  You will start shedding pounds and you will be able to run fast and longer intervals.  Let me know how you do!

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