health and well-being to do exercise. If you also get anxious and feel guilty of not doing it long or often enough, just stop right now – there’s some good news coming! You only need to find time for a 20 minute workout in your day:Between work, school, family and all the household chores, for the majority of us it might be very difficult to find any time during the day to workout. At the same time, we know how important it is for our
“The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recommends that adults should accumulate at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity 5 days per week OR engage in 20-minutes of vigorous activity 3 days per week.” (source: www.uwhealth.org)
Seems like something doable, right?
Definitely! It’s easy and some people even squeeze their workouts into their coffee or lunch breaks! There’s just one thing to remember… if you’re going just for 20 minutes you must make sure you take close to no breaks as possible. You want to try and go full force for these 20 minutes. You want to push yourself and get the job done!
And check out the benefits…
In only 20 minutes of workout you can significantly slim down your body and improve your health and mood. At least 3 times a week will help you notice increased strength, calories burned and flexibility. You only need one hour in total in a week to notice your body changing!
20 minute workout
Here are some examples of activities meeting these moderate or vigorous criteria for a 20 minute workout:
- walking briskly,
- running or jogging,
- bicycling for exercise,
- paddle sports,
- competitive continuous sports (basketball, etc.).
(source: POPSUGAR Fitness)