Short Strength Training Workouts
|No Weights Required Today|
In a perfect week, besides running five days a week and a bike ride, I like to get in at least three 15 minute sessions of strength training.
Here's a workout I did on Monday before my run.
The PB & C Workout
Perform the following 3 exercises:
And then go through all of them 9 more times.
I took a water break halfway through. After the burpees, it felt good to be on the ground for the crunches. Just be careful not to take a nap while you're down there!
3 Short Workout Videos Online
But maybe you only have 5-8 minutes to exercise. Here are some shorter workouts. I did the second and third workouts today. I had to take breaks during the workouts - they're tough!
Carrie's 5 Minute Ab Workout on C Tolle Run - Her cheerfulness makes the workout go by fast.
4 Full Body Exercises in 7 Minutes with Stuft Mama & a resistance band So many push-ups - I couldn't wait for the finish beeps on this one.
8 Minutes of Non Stop Ab Exercises on XHIT Daily - A hard workout - I was staring down the countdown timer in the video.
My Favorite Workout Videos Have These Features
- Complete exercises performed straight through in real-time.
- Exercises begin soon after the video begins.
- I can hear the person giving the instructions even if there's music in the background.
- Gym machines aren't required.
How about your favorites in a workout video? What do you look for?
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