What is Cardio Exercises?

Category: Exercises

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See also: Treadmill, Elliptical, Stationary Bike

Cardio exercise is important for a healthy heart and weight loss. Cardio exercises begin with a warm up to gradually increase heart rate. Pace and intensity are increased your pace over time. Workouts end with a cool down to slow the heart rate promoting relaxation and muscles flexibility.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
1
None
6

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Cardio Exercises

Muscle and joint pain 1
Stiffness in muscles and joints 1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently doing Cardio Exercises)
Dosage Patients
30 min daily 7
20 min daily 2
60 min daily 2
2 hr weekly 1
3 hr weekly 1
3.75 hr weekly 1
2 hr m,w,f 1
1 hr daily 1
20 min m,w,f 1
60 min weekly 1
Why Patients Stopped Doing Cardio Exercises (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Other 3
Doctor's advice 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 4 patients who’ve stopped doing Cardio Exercises

Duration

Currently Doing Cardio Exercises
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 1
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 5
Stopped Doing Cardio Exercises
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 1
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 2
2 years or more 1
Adherence
Always
3 38%
Usually
4 50%
Sometimes
1 13%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
5 63%
A little
1 13%
Not at all
2 25%
Cost
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
1 14%
$25-49
1 14%
< $25
5 71%
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2 patient evaluations for Cardio Exercises

freka
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freka
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 39
Condition: POTS 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
POTS

See freka's full Cardio Exercises history

Nov 21, 2013 (Started Dec 15, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 2 hr Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Oct 22, 2012 (Started Dec 15, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome): Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
hskiles
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hskiles
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: None
function: All
external_stress: All
Stickman: little
Description:F35y
FM:7y Dx
CFS:9y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

See hskiles's full Cardio Exercises history

Mar 29, 2009 (Started Mar 27, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 20 min Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Stiffness in muscles and joints, Muscle and joint pain

  • 0 helpful marks
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