Everybody hates Cardio. Ok, ok, maybe not everybody lol. But the majority of us do. Here's how I get my cardio in without dreading every second of it...
BREAK IT DOWN! I personally don't like running for long periods of time, ESPECIALLY on a treadmill. So I turn my run into a series of sprints and jogs outside on the track! I try to run at least 1 mile before each workout. I sprint halfway around and then jog the other half, 4 times (4x around an outdoor track = 1 mile). I make sure each sprint is faster than the last to really challenge my body.
USE AN APP! When your favorite track star is in your ear congratulating you on running your fastest 1K and winning a "trophy" for it, you can't help but feel good! That's one of the many things I love about the Nike Running app. I also like how I can see a color coded map of my runs that shows my speeds (bright green = fastest, dark red = slowest), pace, and miles. It kinda motivates me to do even better with my next run.
How do you make your cardio less dreadful?