6 Quiet Cardio Apartment Workouts

Whether you’re living that college dorm room lifestyle or you’re cozying up in a three-bedroom apartment in a cramped city, no one wants to be known as the noisy neighbor. And no, I’m not talking about your roommate’s late-night booty call that the paper thin walls make far too explicit. (God bless noise-canceling headphones, amirite?) Even armed with a list of workouts you can do in your apartment, no one wants to be the one causing a huge commotion right above the neighbors’ homes.

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9 Women On Why They Switched From Cardio To Weight Training

weight training for weight lossAnna Danes was a lifelong runner, jogger and walker, but after giving birth to her daughter 12 years ago, she got busy and wasn’t able to keep up her regular exercise routine. She quickly noticed changes in her body, especially her weight beginning to creep up, and eventually went back to a cardio-heavy routine.

She wasn’t seeing results, though, and after successfully battling breast cancer, getting divorced and shaking off her old life as a lawyer to become a jazz singer (her sophomore album, Find Your Wings, topped iTunes jazz chart in 2016), she knew it was time for a change.

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How to Burn Fat and Boost Energy with a Cardio Warm Up

cardio-warmup-routineA warm up is the act of preparing for an athletic event or workout by exercising or practicing for a short time beforehand. Warming up helps reduce your risk of injury and the aches and pains that come with exercise. The physiological reason to warm up is to assist your circulatory system in pumping oxygen-rich blood to your working muscles. The idea is to increase circulation throughout the body, in a gradual manner. A proper warm up safely prepares the body for the increased demands of exercise.

Below is an example of a perfect cardio warm up that not only helps you burn fat but boost your energy as well:

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