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Benefits of Zone 2 Cardio

Zone 2 is a slow and steady method of cardio in which you keep your heart rate between 60-70% of your max heart rate. Think a pace you could maintain while holding a conversation with someone.

The benefits of Zone 2 cardio are abundant and include:

  • Improved heart health
  • Improved mood
  • Improved insulin resistance and blood sugar levels
  • Lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels
  • Improved performance when lifting and exercising
  • Reduced risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease
  • Helps you keep up with your kids and grandkids

Biking, rowing, or briskly walking on an incline treadmill are usually the best options for Zone 2 cardio.

Try doing 20-30 minutes 2-3x/week in addition to some strength training. Your body will thank you!

Haley Brandon

Haley Brandon

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