A cardio workout to fit every morning schedule! You know that exercising in the morning is the best way to exercise regularly, manage weight, and energize your day. Morning Cardio Workouts explains how to maximize the benefits of your morning exercise routine.
With a variety of workouts, you can customize a program that fits your needs and your schedule. Including outdoor walking and running and indoor activities such as stair stepping, elliptical training, and swimming, the various options allow you to diversify your routine, eliminate boredom, and remain dedicated to your fitness goals.
You’ll learn how to combine activities for recovery, injury prevention, and cross-training. And nutrition advice shows you how to optimize morning eating and hydration to maximize energy upon waking. Tips to improve your fitness environment are also included to make workouts even more effective and enjoyable. With Morning Cardio Workouts, you will never tire of your morning routine again.
Morning Cardio Workouts is part of the Morning Workout series, books designed to help you get in tune with both mind and body, stay motivated, and improve your morning exercise experience.
Part I: A.M. Readiness
1. Energy to Start the Day
2. Mind and Body Status Report
3. Muscles in Motion
4. Outdoor Activities
5. Indoor Activities
6. Group Exercise
Part II: Workouts for Every Morning
7. Light Workouts
8. Moderate Workouts
9. Intense Workouts
10. Recovery Workouts
June Kahn, CPT, international fitness trainer, is the founder of June Kahn's Bodyworks, LLC, Professional Fitness and Pilates Training in Boulder, Colorado. She also serves as vice president and creative director for Sunshine Fitness Resources, Ltd., is a faculty member of SCW Fitness Education, and serves as director of Pilates for Lakeshore Athletic Clubs.
Kahn appears in numerous fitness DVDs and videos, and she is a contributing author to magazines, including Shape, Living Fit, Fitness, Fit Pregnancy, and Health. Heralded by Self magazine as one of the Top 20 Personal Trainers in the USA, Kahn has also appeared on QVC and on Colorado television networks. A former Reebok Master Trainer, Kahn has been instrumental in bridging the gap between traditional Pilates and the fitness industry. She developed the Pilates Bowflex Training Program for Nautilus Health and Fitness Group and Pilates Reformer Training for Stamina Products. Kahn is a master specialist and trainer with the Aerobic and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), master specialist/trainer and a certified health fitness instructor with the American Council on Exercise (ACE), and American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) certified health fitness instructor. She is also certified by the Physical Mind Institute as a certified Pilates trainer. Kahn resides in Broomfield, Colorado. For more information, visit www.junekahn.com.
Lawrence Biscontini, MA, CNC, is group fitness manager, mind-body personal trainer, and nutritional counselor for the Golden Door Spa at Las Casitas Village in Puerto Rico. He personifies versatility in fitness and wellness education and has appeared on “Live With Regis and Kelly” and on CNN's “Headline News.” In 2003, Fitness magazine named Biscontini one of the Top Ten USA Trainers and invited him to serve on their Editorial Advisory Board. Cast members of ABC's “General Hospital” in ABC Soaps in Depth magazine named Lawrence their fitness guru.
For developing the Yo-Chi program, which fuses yoga and tai chi for land, aquatic, and stability ball programs, Biscontini received the 2005 ECA Award from ECA World Fitness, one of the nation's leading health and fitness associations. He was also the recipient of the 2004 Can-Fit-Pro Specialty Presenter of the Year award, the 2004 IDEA Group Fitness Instructor of the Year award, and the 2002 ACE Group Fitness Instructor of the Year award. He is a certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor for land and aquatics with ACE, AFAA, National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA), SCW-EDU, and Can-Fit-Pro. Biscontini resides in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. For more information, visit www.findlawrence.com.
"I think you'll be as impressed as I am with the knowledge, experience, and commitment Lawrence Biscontini conveys in Morning Cardio Workouts—particularly when it comes to getting in great shape. Read and enjoy...I did!"
Nancy Lee Grahn Actress, "General Hospital" Emmy Award winner
"This book has really spiced up my morning cardio workouts. The minute-by-minute breakdowns of each workout keep me challenged and focused."
Dennis Johnston Broadway Performer The Lion King
”I have never come across a book that so organically pulls together the triangle of mind, body, and breath as it relates to cardio training. I would recommend Morning Cardio Workouts to anyone looking to get a jump start on their day—and their life.”
Lisa Wheeler International Master Trainer, Reebok University, Body Bar, and Smart Bells
“Written by two of the best in the industry, Morning Cardio Workouts is packed with exciting and energizing workouts.”
Petra Kolber Reebok Master Trainer and IDEA Fitness Spokesperson