Can you get a cardiovascular workout from just standing still?
Well, recently I experimented with the basic Embrace the Tree posture which involves standing with your feet about shoulder width apart, knees slightly bent and holding both arms out in front of your chest, forming a circle.
As a rough guide I used the following generally accepted formula:
- 220 – age = maximum heart rate (beats per minute)
- 60-85% of the maximum heart rate = an ideal zone for a effective workout