Why it’s so important to get your muscles working

As part of my mini crusade to try and get more people into exercise, I’m writing a series of blogs to help build understanding of the health benefits of different types of exercise. In my last blog I looked at the benefits of cardiovascular (or CV or cardio) exercise – the stuff that gets your … Continue reading Why it’s so important to get your muscles working

Why is cardiovascular fitness so important?

In this series of blogs, I’ll be looking at the benefits of different types of fitness – and in celebration of the fact that it's the London marathon this weekend, I'm kicking off with cardiovascular fitness. Cardiovascular (or CV or cardio) exercise is the stuff that gets your heart beating faster for a sustained period, … Continue reading Why is cardiovascular fitness so important?