Actually, any form of cardio is good for your health as long as you reach a certain level of increased heart rate, and it is done safely, and consistently. Walking or running 20 to 30 minutes daily usually gets the job done. You do not have to engage in “an insanity” workout to achieve good cardiovascular health. If you have not been physically active and find yourself motivated to start rigorous cardio activities, talk with your primary care physician first, if you are 30 years or older.
Movement of the legs are crucial. Next to the heart, the legs are the most important pumps of blood we possess.. People who sit down for several hours at a time while at work, are at higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease.