Looking for an exercise plan that you can accomplish in your lunch hour? The search is over. A quick workout (especially high intensity) is great for boosting your energy levels, improving your mood and assisting in weight loss.
Take a look at these three weight loss workouts you can accomplish in 30 minutes or less.
Workout one: Treadmill
By adjusting your incline and speed, a treadmill workout is perfect for working up a sweat in your lunch break (with enough time to shower, change and pick up some lunch before you have to return to work).
Customise a half-hour workout plan designed around your current fitness levels.
This half hour program is just one of the ways you can use your incline and speed to construct an interval-based workout that gets your heart pumping.
Workout two: Skipping
Skipping is one of the best exercises for working up a sweat in double time. Sculpt your muscles while you burn calories by picking up a jump rope and get your legs pumping. Skipping can burn more than 10 calories a minute.
This express workout will help you tone your shoulders, chest, arms and legs while getting your blood flowing.
Jump (seconds) Rest (seconds)
Repeat three times
Workout three: Swimming
Jumping into the water is more than relaxing – it will help to melt away those extra kilos. Perfect for those with injuries or looking to diversify the usual gym circuit, swimming works every muscle in your body (so don’t be surprised if you’re sore the next day).
Get moving in the water with this beginners swimming workout.
100 m Warmup
3 x 50 m Freestyle (10 seconds rest between sets)
3 x 50 m (10 seconds rest between sets)
100 m Freestyle (strong and fast)
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