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The 10 Best Cardio Workouts for Men Over 40

Best Life Logo By Bill Bradley of Best Life | Slide 1 of 11: <p>If you’re on the cusp of middle age, it’s more important than ever for you to be getting in good cardio workouts at the gym. Right now, heart disease is remains the most gruesome killer of men in America—each year it claims upwards of 325,000 deaths—and your single best defense is boosting your cardiovascular health.</p><p>Now, you needn’t sign up for an Ironman to get an iron-clad ticker, <a href="http://bestlifeonline.com/stressed-out/">reduce your stress,</a> and get the body of your dreams. Good cardio workouts can be as easy as jumping in the pool for a meditative swim or as intense as hammering out some hardcore interval training—your choice. (For the record: we recommend the later, if you can.)</p><p>We called up our pal Will Lanier, a Portland-based trainer, and gathered his top heart-pumping workouts for guys north of 40 years in age. And if you’re still not clear why you should do interval training, here’s <a href="http://bestlifeonline.com/short-workouts-gibala">Why You Need a (Much) Shorter Workout.</a></p>

The 10 Best Cardio Workouts for Men Over 40 | Best Life

If you’re on the cusp of middle age, it’s more important than ever for you to be getting in good cardio workouts at the gym. Right now, heart disease is remains the most gruesome killer of men in America—each year it claims upwards of 325,000 deaths—and your single best defense is boosting your cardiovascular health.

Now, you needn’t sign up for an Ironman to get an iron-clad ticker, reduce your stress, and get the body of your dreams. Good cardio workouts can be as easy as jumping in the pool for a meditative swim or as intense as hammering out some hardcore interval training—your choice. (For the record: we recommend the later, if you can.)

We called up our pal Will Lanier, a Portland-based trainer, and gathered his top heart-pumping workouts for guys north of 40 years in age. And if you’re still not clear why you should do interval training, here’s Why You Need a (Much) Shorter Workout.

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