Aerobics Training Methods
Are you trying to increase your stamina? Well, aerobic training is what you have been looking for!
What Are Aerobics Training Methods?
Aerobic training also called Cardio training engages large muscle groups of our body. These exercises helps increase the amount of oxygen in our body, thus, enabling us to exercise for a longer duration. However, there are other benefits of aerobic exercise such as improved mental agility, a healthier heart and weight loss! It is advised that any individual who exercises on a regular basis should get involved in aerobic training for at least half an hour. The thing that you would be interested in knowing is that there are different methods in which you can do aerobic training; we will be discussing them in detail.
Continuous training involves walking, cycling or running. This exercise is usually long, steady and requires moderate to high intensity training. Any individual who is engaging in this method should carry the exercise on for 20 to 60 minutes. Athletes usually engage in this method of training as it gives them the same experience as if they are competing, this type of training is also called “over-distance” training.
"It is believed that over-distance training produces the largest aerobic adaptations in both the central and peripheral tissues. Overload is generally accomplished by increasing exercise duration, although the work rate increases progressively as training improvements are achieved” (McArdle, W. D., Katch, F. I. & Katch, V. L. (1991).
Interval training is another method of aerobic training; this involves high intensity exercise followed by an interval. An example could be, you could run for 10 minutes then walk for 5 minutes then continue running again. This training with intervals increases the aerobic capacity of the individual.
One form of interval training is Fartlek, this training involves exercising at different locations. The method is almost same as interval training. This training brings out some variety and gives you a new training experience.
Circuit training involves moving from one routing to another, the time is fixed. This exercise engages major muscle groups of the body. It is important to switch exercises in between so that different muscle groups can be targeted throughout the routine. This training helps to improve muscle endurance, strength and the metabolism. It is also an excellent weight to get rid of extra body fat!
These different methods of aerobic training are designed to meet the needs of different individuals. The benefits that are derived from all these method are almost fine. The end result is increased stamina and better functioning of the heart. Since it engages a lot of our body muscles, it helps to improve the core and body strength as well!