Learn How to Run Right
However, cardio can help fast-track your weight loss results—if you do the right kind and don’t overdo it. Running intervals is a great example. Just be sure to remember proper form: Keep your head still without any up-and-down or side-to-side motion, think about pulling up your back leg with your hamstrings rather than pushing off with your quads, and focus on keeping your back straight. Just like with lifting, doing cardio “wrong” can reduce—if not reverse—the benefits by upping your risk for injury.
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