Fitness enthusiasts know that there are two kinds of workouts, cardio or aerobic exercises, and strength training. The former focuses on getting your heart rate up, and keeping your heart, lungs and circulatory system in peak shape. Much like when you win big at an online casino, cardio is designed to get that pulse racing.
The latter, as the name implies, is designed to build stronger muscles. That’s why it usually involves weight. It could be your own bodyweight, as in squats or lunges, or it could involve dumbbells and weight machines in the gym. The aim is to increase your anaerobic endurance – the ability to sustain greater effort over short bursts – creating bigger, stronger muscles. [Read more…]