10-Minute Ways to Better Health
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
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.
Workout 4: Core Challenge
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
Jumping Pullups OR Mountain Climbers
Perform each exercise for 30 seconds with minimal rest between exercises. Do 2-4 rounds.