10-Minute Ways to Better Health

Oct 12

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By now, most of us know that 30 minutes daily of moderate exercise is essential for good health. But not all of us has a solid 30-minute window to devote to ourselves. Studies show that breaking up those 30 minutes is just as effective. Below are 6, 10-minute ways to get those 30 minutes in, and all you need is your determination to get through!

Workout 1: Calisthenics Cram

10 pushups
15 squats
20 crunches
See how many rounds you can do in 10 minutes

Workout 2: Driveway Dash

Jog to the end of your driveway (or around one city block)
Sprint back to the starting line, as FAST as you can.
Repeat 3-8 times

Workout 3: Tabata Training

Perform 1 exercise as fast as you can for 20 seconds of work, 10 seconds recovery for 8 cycles (4 minutes). Choose 2.
Squats
Lunges
Pushups
Pullups
Situps
Elbow Plank
Jumping Jacks
Mountain Climbers

Workout 4: Core Challenge

100 crunches
100 reverse crunches
100 criss cross bicycles
2 minute plank
Break it up as needed, but perform all exercises with limited rest.

Workout 5: Butt Blast

4 flights of stairs
15 single-leg RDL’s each leg
20 alternating lateral lunges
12 single-leg hip bridges
20 squat jumps
Repeat 2-4 times

Workout 6: Plyometrics Play

Jump lunges
Explosive Pushups
Skater Jumps
Jumping Pullups OR Mountain Climbers
Perform each exercise for 30 seconds with minimal rest between exercises. Do 2-4 rounds.

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