Cardio Workouts: The Benefits, Different Types, And How To Get Started

Four fitness experts make a case for cardio, explaining what defines a cardio workout, the benefits, and different types.

Jenny McCoy

Jenny is a Colorado-based journalist specializing in health, fitness, human interest and food. She holds a B.S. in Magazine Journalism and B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University and brings an empathy- and curiosity-driven approach to her work. When she's not writing, Jenny loves to hike, coach youth swimming and buy house plants to fuel her growing addiction. Her work has been published in many national publications, including SELF, Men's Journal, Men's Health, Women's Health, Cooking Light, Runner's World, Bicycling, and Condé Nast Traveler.