No Time for a Workout? This is Why You’re Wrong…

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Studies have shown that people who exercise for 20 to 30 minutes at time have a higher rate of consistency than those who work out for 45 to 60 minutes at a time. The results are clear: You may be more likely to stick with shorter workouts than longer ones!

So what does that mean?

It means you are out of excuses because you DO have time.

Here are my top five tips for making the most of a short workout for maximum results!

  1. Utilize interval training:  Interval training (alternating between bursts of higher-intensity and lower-intensity) not only improves your fitness level, but burns more fat than exercising at a single steady pace. Try short intervals (start with 10 to 30 seconds) of high-intensity exercise (such as sprints or spin intervals) followed by some longer intervals (about one to two minutes) of lower intensity moves (such as walking or jogging). Repeat several times throughout your workout.

  2. Add an incline: If you’re using cardio machines or walking or running outdoors, add an incline (or a hill!)! This will challenge your body and burn a greater number of calories than doing the same exercise on a flat surface.

  3. Circuit circles: Incorporating circuit training keeps your heart rate up, revs your metabolism, and burns more calories by moving quickly from one exercise to the next with minimal rest.

  4. Work your muscles:  Compound exercises, which work multiple muscle groups at once, save you time and give you more bang for your buck. Try to combine exercises, working the upper and lower body at the same time, to give you faster results in less time

  5. Do not be afraid to lift: Strength training can help boost your metabolism so you burn more calories, even for hours after your workout!

Still not sure how you can maximize your results with shorter, more effective workouts? There’s still time to register for the next round of the FASTer Way to Fat Loss! This bootcamp is designed to help you reach your fitness goals (including those pesky last 5-10 lbs you just cannot seem to lose)! You are guaranteed to get results when you follow this plan with 100% effort.  

The next round begins March 7th! Reserve your spot today by signing up here!



Jenny Mire