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Ask kerrymccahill: Do you run or swim to improve your cardio?

Ask kerrymccahill: Do you run or swim to improve your cardio?
Hello Lily,

I do running here and there but only really when I’m not riding at times. Running can be really hard on your joints and legs so I really try to avoid it when riding due to risk of injury. Swimming is great! I don’t get much time to get in the pool with the hours I ride, but love it! I find I’m able to do a lot more body weight cardio based exercises when I’m away at shows especially when I’m living in hotels though. I really like burpees, mountain climbers, jumping jacks, or some intense power walking uphill on a treadmill can really get your heart rate up while still protecting your muscles. 😊

Kerry