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Training Tip of the Day: Build a Solid Base

Lauren Gould says to start slow on the path to high fitness


"If you’re just starting to ramp up to a more intense fitness routine, the most important element is to develop a sufficient aerobic base. To do this, you'll need to engage in prolonged, low heart-rate workouts a few times a week for two to three months. Be sure to maintain an easy pace—one where you can carry on a conversation—for 30 to 45 minutes each workout. Once you've got this down, you can start adding high-intensity training to any cardio. But don't rush it! If you ramp up too fast or too hard, you'll increase your risk of injury.

Lauren Gould is an ACE Certified personal trainer and the founder of 80/20 Wellness, a health and fitness consulting company that creates wellness programs for individuals and corporations looking to kickstart a new, healthy lifestyle. 

As reported by Bethany Marzewski

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