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Five Great 10-minute Workouts

Five Great 10-minute Workouts

Posted on Monday, November 7, 2016 in Workouts


 

We know a busy lifestyle means it's not always easy to fit exercise into your daily routine. The good news is you don't need to spend hours in the gym to see results. In fact, as long as you make the most of your time in the gym ten minutes is all it takes to see the body benefits. That's right: 10 minutes!

So we've come up with five fast and furious 10-minute workouts that will get you in shape, closer to your goals, and leave you feeling energetic and ready to face the world again.

As with any workout, to get the full benefits and to ensure you're exercising safely, we'd recommend warming up for five minutes beforehand and cooling off and stretching for 10 minutes at the end.

Read on to discover the five short, sharp high-intense workouts that will mean you'll never be able to use the 'not enough time to exercise' excuse ever again!

 

Workout One

Treadmill intervals: 10 mins

Choose from these options:

  • 20 secs as fast as possible + 40 secs rest x 10 reps 
  • 30 secs as fast as possible + 30 secs rest x 10 reps
  • 10 secs as fast as possible + 50 secs rest x 10 reps

 

Workout Two

Exercise bike intervals: 10 mins

20 secs as fast as possible + 10 secs rest x 20 reps

 

Workout Three

5 sets of the following exercises on the minute, every minute:

  • Fixed barbell squat x 5 reps
  • Burpee x 5 reps

Take 30 second break

  • Deadlift x 5 reps
  • Kettlebell swing x 5 reps

 

Workout Four

Rowing machine intervals: 10 minutes

Choose from these options:

  • 20 secs as fast as possible/40 secs rest x 10 reps
  • 30 secs as fast as possible/30 secs rest x 10 reps
  • 10 secs as fast as possible/50 secs rest x 10 reps

 

Workout Five

2 sets of 30 secs active/30 secs rest of the following exercises:

  • Fixed barbell clean and press
  • Mountain climbers
  • Press up
  • Squat thrust
  • Thruster

So the next time you're strapped for time but eager to exercise, why not challenge yourself to a 10-minute workout? Your body will thank you. 

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