Short on Time? Try this!

Short on Time? Try this!

Train Simple and Efficient

Anyone who has been to the gym at 5:00 a.m. and seen all the type A people hard at work knows that it doesn’t take a long time to get a workout in.

Yet, the most common excuse I hear for missing workouts is, “I don’t have time.” It’s a bullshit excuse and the only one that still irks me.

Excuse the abrasive tone I’m taking, but do you really think you are the busiest person you know? If something is important to you, you’ll make time for it! There is no reason you should be all caught up on Game of Thrones but behind on your workouts. (Although if you have the time, there’s also no reason you shouldn’t be caught up on Game of Thrones.)

Even President Obama finds time to get workouts in, and he is one of the busiest people on the planet. For fun though, let’s say you’re as busy as the President of the United States and you can only dedicate 20 minutes to a workout. You probably can’t have a basketball court installed at your home like he did at the White House, but you can still get in a great workout.

If you are in a gym, try these big efficient movements.

If you’re not in a gym and still want to get a workout in, try this:

Warm-up: 5 minutes dynamic stretching

Workout: 10 minutes non-stop!

·      15 pushups

·      10 squat jumps

·      8 reverse lunges (each leg)

If the timer goes off during an exercise, finish the round. See how many rounds you can finish in those 10 minutes—I did seven.

Cool-down: 5 minutes of static stretching

That’s it! Crazy, simple, and effective. Give it a try and let me know how many rounds you get through!

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