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Whats a good 30 minute workout?
Ok i have a question. When I workout in the morning I get in 50 sit ups 50 crunches and running for 5 minutes * bout all i can handle is 5 mins of that* does anyone have any workouts that takes up 30 minutes so I can get a real good adequate workout everyday. Thanks in advance
Wed. Jun 27, 12:43am
Billy Blanks Tae Bo workouts are about 30 minutes each. Supposedly they burn around 200-400 calories per half hour.
Wednesday, June 27, 2007, 3:13 AM
maybe after running for five minutes you could speed walk for 15minutes, a workout video is also good, I would advise against doing situps every morning. Your stomach needs to rest just like any other muscle...what about push-ups? When I wanted to get a quick workout in I would do push-ups, crucnches, plyometric exercises for the legs and I would do this for about 4 sets which I believe would take up 30 minutes....I would do push-ups the normal way, then with my arms wide, then with my hands together, and then put my feet on the couch and do decline push-ups....for the plyometric I would jump up and land in a squat and do that 10 times per set (trust me you'll feel it) and after all that I felt really worked and it didn't take long at all
Wednesday, June 27, 2007, 12:12 PM
A good way to work up your running time is to do intervals, which are also a great way to burn calories.
Instead of running for 5 minutes, try:
Walking for 5 minutes (warm-up)
running for 1 minute
walking for 1 minute
(repeat 10 times = 20 minutes)
cool-down = walk for 5 minutes
Then slowly work up so that you run for 1.5 minutes, walk for 1 minute, etc. Then, run for 2 minutes, walk for 1... Etc. Until you work up to running bigger chunks. You may need to spend about a week at each "level" until you work your way up. You may need to start at walk 2 minutes, run 1, walk 2, run 1, and build from there.
Wednesday, June 27, 2007, 12:56 PM
30 minutes of strength training! You can hit all the major muscle groups and you'll build muscle, which burns more calories (all day long!)
I really like The Abs Diet book - there are several, but this one is loaded with pictures of different moves you can do with or without weights. And it gives you a workout routine depending upon how many days a week you have to exercise. Love it!
Wednesday, June 27, 2007, 1:30 PM
I posted this once awhile ago, but my trainer sometimes has me do a "mini-triathalon" bc I get bored easily. 10 min elliptical or running, 10 min rowing machine, then 10 min biking. Or, do 5 min each but do the cycle twice. He says the key is to do each as hard as you can...
Wednesday, June 27, 2007, 3:02 PM
30 min workout
3 min cardio
2 min strength training
1 min abs
5 cycles give you 30 min.
Wednesday, June 27, 2007, 10:32 PM
Thanks so much guys, I actually did quite a few of you guys' suggestions today and I felt like I had the BEST workout of my life today! thanks so much
Wednesday, June 27, 2007, 10:45 PM
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