Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is an emergency procedure that combines chest compression often with artificial ventilation in an effort to manually preserve intact brain function until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous blood circulation and breathing in a person who is in cardiac arrest.

Cardio-respiratory fitness (CRF) refers to the ability of the circulatory and respiratory systems to supply oxygen to skeletal muscles during sustained physical activity. … A 2005 Cochrane review demonstrated that physical activity interventions are effective for increasing cardio-vascular fitness.

Common cardio exercises are brisk walking, running, cycling, swimming, rowing, and cross-country skiing. In the gym, cardio machines include treadmill, elliptical trainer, stationary cycles, stepping machine, rowing machine, and ski trainer. … For example, a super-set workout provides little rest in between exercises.