How not to be bored at cardio

If you’ve read the previous post on choosing between weight-lifting and cardio work, you will have understood that you should really do both. If you’re like me, you will much prefer lifting weights than cycling on a stationary bike. So how do you stop yourself from getting bored with your cardio and stopping?

Enjoy it

Cardio work, although very often thought of as simply running or cycling on a stationary bike, is not limited to these boring repetitive activities. Cardio is also playing football, badminton, tennis, basketball, in fact, any long-lasting activity that will get you out of breath for a sustain period. Although heavy squats will certainly make you gasp for breath, they are not a sustained activity. So pick the sports you enjoy and you will most certainly stick to them in the long-term.

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