10-Minute Ways to Better Health

Oct 12


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.
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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