In our last blog post, we introduced you to interval training. Because interval training is all about hard bursts of work followed by short rest periods, we will help you determine how long your rest and workout periods should be. We will also give you some exercise suggestions.
When most people think about carving workout times into their schedules, they think about adding at least an hour. In reality, if you have 10-20 minutes, you can get an excellent workout — regardless of whether you have time to go to the gym and regardless of what workout materials you have at home.
I like alcohol. A glass of white wine with my grilled salmon, a salty margarita to compliment fajitas, a beer when I’m having pizza and Bailey’s to accompany a slice of cheesecake. Now, stop salivating and learn why you may want to reconsider having a drink with every meal.
I have a boss who routinely tells us to work smarter, not harder. His theory is that working more efficiently will position us to achieve more. For our 9-5 jobs in Eagan, it works great.
In the gym, however, the exact opposite is usually true. Forcing your body to be inefficient will help you burn more calories during your workout.
If your main concern is burning off the extra calories you ate at Thanksgiving — as well as the calories you plan on eating at Christmas — you likely have one main concern. How can I burn the most calories during my workout?
Most people in the Twin Cities do not want to spend their lives in the gym. We’re looking for efficient workouts that will quickly burn as many calories as possible. As a result, many people wrestle with the common debate as to which burns more calories — strength training or cardio.