After yet another year of watching the London Marathon on the TV, you've decided to enter; but how do you know if you're really ready?
When it comes to losing weight, fasted cardio is a popular method, but does it work and is it actually superior to exercising after a meal?
A lot of people attack cardio because they don't believe it delivers the benefits it should; but it's an essential aspect of overall fitness.
Three weeks to shredded! Get beach-body ready in two weeks! Six pack in seven days! How realistic do these sound? Clearly not realistic at all. Yet, following a chat with a fellow PT this week, there are many people who think and want it to be otherwise.
Cardio is awkward. It's energy sapping, it's sweaty, it eats into valuable weight training time and it can make you feel completely awful, yet, it's essential to maintaining a healthy heart. So, is there any way to cut the amount of cardio you do without losing the benefits of longer sessions? According to some research, the answer is a resounding 'yes'.