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    Unhappy How/ what cardio should I do without having access to cardio Equipment??

    I unfortunatly have no access to anything for cardio. I workout in my garage. Since summer is just around the corner I need to drop some of my fat. Oh who am I kinding a whole lotta fat!! Does anyone have any helpful clues/ hints on what I can do. Running is one but how much should I run without burning muscle??

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    Run intervals. I work out in my basement, and that's what I mostly do. Mine are very simple, more of fartlek: I sprint to the end of one block, jog to the next, repeat anywhere from 10-15 times. (It takes me 20 minutes to half an hour.) I hate cardio equipment; it makes me feel like a lab rat.

    I also garbage-picked a heavy bag, and that's chained to one of the beams in my workout room. I sometimes do boxing intervals when I'm sick of running.

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    Jump rope....very cheap and a killer cardio workout.

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    you have to be coordinated enough to jump rope tho! Which i struggle at!
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    Go, uh, for a run outside? :\

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    I'm not too sure on the dangers of burning off your freshly built muscles. Not something i've ever worried aobut. I'm a great lover of running. Then I get home and feel stuffed....but jump on the mountain bike instead.
    Uses a few muscles that you probably won't do too much with when running.

    I also invested in a floor to ceiling ball almost a year ago....wow.
    If you can manage 25 minutes at max effort on one of these things, you will be absolutely stuffed. It takes a couple of weeks to get a good technique/timing down pat, but it's worth it. I reckon this is one of the most enjoyable cardio workouts you can get.

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    yeah, floor to ceiling ball rocks. alternate between the ball & skipping rope. your co-ordination comes in time. these are perfect things for a garage. that's if your roof is high enough for jumping rope. i do my jumping outside on the lawn. i get motivation from seeing the grass dead where i do it.
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