This workout is based on your perceived exertion level, and will combine a little bit of lower body strength training as well.  You’ll work through five short six-minute circuits, each becoming progressively more difficult.

Equipment Needed: None

Total Time: 45

Warm Up: 10 minutes of easy cardio.

Note: This workout references running, which would be ideal, however, if you’re unable to run, or would rather do some other form of cardio, substitute whatever you’d like as long as you can increase the intensity.

 

Circuit 1

4 minutes of moderate-paced running (scale of 1 to 10, push yourself to a 6 or 7)
1 minute of fast-paced running (scale of 1 to 10, push yourself to an 8 or 9)
1 minute of body weight squats
Rest 1 minute


Circuit 2

3 minutes of moderate-paced running
2 minutes of fast-paced running
1 minute of body weight squats
Rest 1 minute


Circuit 3

2 minutes of moderate-paced running
3 minutes of fast-paced running
1 minute of body weight squats
Rest 1 minute

 

Circuit 4

1 minutes of moderate-paced running
4 minutes of fast-paced running
1 minute of body weight squats
Rest 1 minute


Circuit 5

5 minutes of fast-paced running
1 minute of body weight squats
Rest 1 minute

Do you have a question about an exercise? Check the exercise glossary. 

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