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Cardio at Maris Apartments West Seattle

Are you looking to escape the rigors of everyday life yet want all the comforts of home at your disposal? The Maris Apartments Complex in West Seattle offers apartments for rent featuring many luxury amenities.

The relaxation you’ll experience at these West Seattle apartments doesn’t mean exercise has to be put on the back burner. Enjoy our fully-equipped fitness studio and try out some of these cardio routines.


High-intensity interval training combines short bursts of intense exercise with rest periods or lower intensity activity. Exercise bikes and treadmills are popular forms of equipment for HIIT workouts. 

Each period of intensity should last no longer than 60 seconds. Any longer, and you won’t be able to maintain the intensity for long. To get the most out of your session, aim to get your heart rate up to 85-90%. 

Recovery time is dependent on your fitness levels. Just go again when your heart rate has dropped to its resting rate and you’ve got your breath back.

The length of your cardio routine depends on the number of sets you do on your particular workout. One set equals one period of intensity and one of rest. 

Stair Climber

A simple 20-minute cardio workout on a stair climber begins with a two-minute warm-up on an easy climb followed by 60 seconds of high intensity and 30 seconds at a moderate pace. Repeat this ten times before cooling down for one minute on an easy climb. Maintain good posture throughout.

Rowing Machine

Workouts on a rowing machine are impact-free, non-weight bearing, and an excellent form of cardio. Get seated, strap your feet to the platform, bend your legs, and pull your knees in. Next, straighten your arms and grip those oars! Use your feet to push against the platform while moving the body up and the arms back. Extend your arms fully, then pull your arms back and bend your knees, and repeat.

The Best of Both Worlds

Maris Apartments residents enjoy the best of both worlds. Our luxurious apartments offer a slower pace of life with the best amenities, including our fitness studio. So come home to Maris and maintain your healthy lifestyle with ease.