Top Cardio Workouts on the iFIT Fitness App

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As an essential facet of healthy living, aerobic exercise contributes to keeping your body mobile and functional. Cardiovascular activity1 is important throughout our lives, helping improve cardiovascular health, maintain healthy weight, and much more. In fact, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends at least 150 minutes per week of moderate-intensity activity2. One of the activity guidelines is simply, “Move more and sit less!” With iFIT, you can reach that 150-minute recommendation without ever leaving home.

In our expansive workout Library, there are workout series for virtually anyone, no matter their fitness level. Beginners and seasoned athletes alike can find accessible workouts. With so many options, you may wonder which workouts are the most popular at iFIT right now. Maybe there’s a cardio workout you’ve heard about and want to try for yourself. If this is the case for you, then you might just find it here among our top cardio workouts!

We’re covering 2021’s top iFIT cardio workouts for treadmill, elliptical, bike, rower, and strength. Whether you have one or more types of equipment, you can try these cardio workouts and find out what the buzz is all about. If you’re new to iFIT, get ready for many exciting virtual trips around the world with our trainers. If you’re a seasoned iFIT member, some of these workouts may be fun to revisit, and others might be new adventures to embark on!

Top Cardio Workouts on the iFIT Fitness App

Top 5 cardio workout series on treadmill and elliptical

1. Bolivia Beginner Cardio HIIT Series

Head to South America with iFIT Trainer Hannah Eden to sharpen your HIIT skills! You’ll encounter incline walks and cross-training, as well as power jogs and more. This cardio workout series will help build your cardiovascular foundation! With beautiful sights like Lake Titicaca, Sajama National Park, and the Tunupa Salt Flats, these workouts showcase all the incredible terrain of Bolivia.

2. Costa Rica Cardio HIIT Series

From forests and coffee farms to beaches and national parks, Costa Rica has it all! Work out with iFIT Trainer AnaMaria Ramirez in this challenging HIIT series to build strength and endurance while sightseeing all around the country. Travel to popular destinations like Playa Grande, the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve, and Playa Flamingo. Pura Vida!

3. Train Like A Pro: Alex Morgan Cardio

Soccer fans rejoice! In this special cardio series, professional women’s soccer player and iFIT Trainer Alex Morgan takes you through a series of six workouts that mirror pro-level programs. Filmed in sunny Florida, you’ll work through a variety of cardio exercises with Alex as your personal trainer. Show that you’re up for the challenge when you team up with Alex!

4. Vietnam Intermediate Cardio HIIT Series

In this HIIT series, iFIT Trainer Hannah Eden takes you through the rich landscapes of northern and central Vietnam. This 30-part cardio series brings the heat with both cardio and strength exercises done Hannah’s way. Over the next six weeks, you’ll get to know her intense training style and much of Vietnam!

5. Iberian Beginner Running Series

As one of iFIT Trainer Tommy Rivs Puzey’s most beloved training series, the Iberian Beginner Running Series guides you through the fundamentals of running coupled with his incredible knowledge of the areas you’ll be training in. Filmed in beautiful Portugal and Morocco, this cardio series is one you don’t want to miss if you’re new to running!

Top 5 cardio workout series on bike

1. Costa Rica Beginner Cycle Series

Ride in gorgeous Costa Rica with iFIT Trainer John Peel in this 16-part cardio series. While working on your endurance and leg strength, you’ll visit stunning locations like Arenal Volcano, Matapalo Beach, Laz Paz Waterfall, and many more!

2. Strength and Cycle Series

Get your heart pumping and legs turning with iFIT Trainer Tennille Boseman in this studio series! With 24 different cardio workouts, Tennille will help you boost your cardiovascular strength with full body cross-training exercises added to the mix. Get going on a new cardio workout when you start this studio workout series!

3. HIIT and Fit Cycling Series

iFIT Trainer Gideon Akande will test your cardiovascular and muscular endurance in this studio cardio series! Power through these intermediate workouts with Gideon to add on to your biking foundation. If you’ve completed his Get Cycling Series, then this is a perfect continuation of Gideon’s training.

4. Get Cycling Series

Ready to chip away at your endurance? Join iFIT Trainer Gideon Akande in the studio for 10 beginner endurance interval workouts. If you’re new to bike workouts, then this series is a great jumping-off point! Learn the basics and develop your skills with these cardio workouts, and then move on to his HIIT and Fit Cycling Series.

5. Total-Body Toning Series

Love iFIT Trainer Tennille Boseman, but not quite ready to join her Strength and Cycle Series? Consider this one instead! Tennille’s Total-Body Toning Series can help you build the endurance you need to tackle her more demanding iFIT series. After these 10 cardio workouts, you may feel prepared enough to tackle more challenging series!

Top 4 cardio workout series on rower

1. 20 Minutes to Toned

Get to rowing in Slovenia and Portugal with Olympian and iFIT Trainer Alex Gregory. In these 20-minute cardio workouts, Alex will coach you through Tabata exercises and tempo climbs as you row on Lake Bled and Lake Avis. Take in the picturesque sights in these beautiful locations while working on your rowing speed and power!

2. HIIT Cardio and Cross Training

In this workout series, iFIT Trainer Tennille Boseman coaches you through high-intensity rowing and bodyweight cross-training. Her fast-paced workouts will help you improve your cardiovascular and muscular fitness. Stick with Tennille and get ready to sweat! These may be tough, but worth the effort you put into them.

3. Getting Started with Rowing

New to your rower? No problem! iFIT Trainer Christian Mazzilli’s beginner rowing series will help you nail down the basics of rowing, including how to properly row with technique and conquer your stroke rate. Start building your endurance with Christian, and then schedule your next rowing workout on the iFIT cardio app!

4. Studio Rowing Series

Sharpen your rowing technique with iFIT Trainer Alex Silver-Fagan in the Studio Rowing Series. While she’ll coach you through technique practice, Alex will also emphasize flexibility movements, rowing intervals, bodyweight exercises, and more to help you become a better rower!

Top 4 strength workout series

1. Iceland Strength Series

Grab your coat and travel to chilly Iceland with iFIT Trainers Hannah Eden and Jonnie Gale in the Iceland Strength Series! Over 18 workouts, Hannah and Jonnie will coach you through HIIT sessions with both your bodyweight and dumbbells.

2. Iceland Cardio HIIT Series

Head north with iFIT Trainer Hannah Eden to beat the cold with fast-paced HIIT workouts. While you’re training hard, you’ll visit the capital city of Reykjavik, the West Fjords, the Seljalandsfoss waterfall, and more!

3. Bodyweight Cardio Series

How about something new for your next strength workout? Pair up with iFIT Trainer Ashley Paulson for some equipment-free workouts that will get you fired up! When you work with Ashley, you’ll power through kickboxing workouts, bodyweight cardio exercises, and more to help you build strength.

4. Beginner Plus Bodyweight Cardio Series

Ready to build onto your strength foundation, but not ready to make the leap to intermediate-level workouts? Join iFIT Trainer Ashley Paulson in her Beginner Plus Bodyweight Cardio Series! Over six studio strength workouts, including cardio bodyweight exercises, Ashley will help you work your entire body. 

Start an iFIT cardio workout today

iFIT cardio workouts are designed to feel immersive and engaging, with world-class trainers leading the way. When you sign up, your next home workout will be transformed with cardio workouts like these. Whether you’re thinking about starting a new fitness journey or looking for a new workout series to try on our fitness app, iFIT is here to help you reach your goals.

Sign up for your free iFIT 30-day trial to try our cardio workouts!


1. Marcin, A. (2020, February 25). What are the benefits of aerobic exercise? Healthline. 

2. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. (n.d.). Top 10 things to know about the second edition of the physical activity guidelines for Americans.

Disclaimer: This blog post is not intended to replace the advice of a medical professional. The above information should not be used to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before making any changes to your diet, sleep methods, daily activity, or fitness routine. iFIT assumes no responsibility for any personal injury or damage sustained by any recommendations, opinions, or advice given in this article. Always follow the safety precautions included in the owner’s manual of your fitness equipment.

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