My Non-Cardio Metabolic Finisher Experiment (Nia Shanks Repost)


The Ultimate Workout Grand Finale is another great post from one of my favorite fitness blogs, Nia  Take a look and marvel at the concept.  Just thinking about a way to skirt the cardio machines has kept me giddy all day!  I am trying this program myself, starting with today’s workout, and it’s awesome so far.  It took me all of 10 minutes – yep, just 10!  I promise a follow up detailing my own experience in a few weeks.

[Excerpt]  Every time I hit a plateau, I would get crazy and add more long, boring cardio because I didn’t know any better.  I soon started to add these “metabolic workout finishers” to the end of my workouts because honestly… I couldn’t stand cardio. I’ll explain what those are, but first, I want to let you know that I’m not knocking cardio. It’s just not one of the most efficient tools to use if you’re looking to drop fat. I enjoy a casual jog outside, but to do it every single day? That’s just not me…Continue Reading