You know I love it when further research comes out to reinforce the benefits of really short workouts!
According to Ph.D exercise scientist Martin Gibala and his new book “The One-Minute Workout“, short workouts really are more effective at burning fat and improving your cardio.
If you have been following me for a while then you know that I love my 4 minute circuits:
Here’s no. 13 from my 50 Kettlebell Circuits
- Half Get Up – Left x 30 secs
- Half Get Up – Right x 30 secs
- Two Handed Swing x 60 secs
- Slingshot x 30 secs
- Goblet Squat x 60 secs
- Halo x 30 secs
Here’s the Two Handed Kettlebell Swing:
And no. 18 for my 37 Core / Abs Workouts
- Hip Openers x 60 secs
- Dead Bugs x 60 secs
- Bird Dog with Rotation – Left x 60 secs
- Bird Dog with Rotation – Right x 60 secs
Here’s the Dead Bugs exercise:
And Week 7 from my 12 Week Women’s Kettlebell Program
- Alternating Swing x 60 secs
- Side Lunge x 60 secs
- Racked Squat x 60 secs
- Slow Mountain Climbers x 60 secs
Here’s the Kettlebell Side Lunge exercise:
Short workouts are so much kinder on your body especially as you get older and will provide enough of a stimulus to remove fat and improve your cardio.
If you haven’t tried this type of training then now is the time…
Just check out best selling New York Times’ Author Martin Gibala for the research.
Enjoy the workouts.