If the recent bout of frigid weather has chased you indoors, you may find yourself working out in unfamiliar territory. Getting your cardio workout in the gym -- as opposed to outside -- takes a bit more savvy than knowing when to pull on the long johns.Keep Reading: Putting heart and smarts into cardio
Before you look around to see what everyone else is doing, keep in mind that there are plenty of newbies in the gym at this time of year, most of whom aren't the best role models. That being said, it's not always wise to rely on the sage advice of gym veterans either, as even they aren't immune to bad technique or funky training practices.
To help get you on the right track, here are some tips for anyone and everyone who hits the cardio machines at the gym.
Once the domain of elite athletes, interval training has become a powerful tool for the average exerciser. And it's not complicated -- it just means that you alternate bursts of intense activities with intervals of lighterKeep Reading: Get an energy burst -- add interval training to workouts