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Thursday, July 25, 2013

This workout is a 20-minute workout that will take you to your maximum physical effort as well as your maximum heart rate. The object of this workout is not to rest in between exercises. You will see that one minute of a particular exercise will burn out the targeted muscle group as well as increase your heart rate to a fat and sugar burning zone. Try the 20 minute workout below - if it is not challenging enough for you try it again, totaling only 40 minutes of your time in the weight room.

20 Minutes Circuit Workout

(*choose light weights for max reps)

1) Bench press* or pushups - max in 1:00
2) Squats - max in 1:00
3) Pullups or pulldowns - 1:00
4) Bike or jog - 3:00
5) Military press* - 1:00
6) Lunges - 1:00 each leg
7) Bicep curls - 1:00
8) Bike or jog - 3:00
9) Tricep extensions.- 1:00
10) Leg ext - 1:00 (requires leg machines - or repeat squats with weights)
11) Leg curls - 1:00 (requires leg machines - or repeat lunges with weights)
12) Situps - 2:00
13) Crunches - 2:00
14) Stretch

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    I have it printed too!! A great 20 minute work out!
    2731 days ago
    Sounds like a great workout thanks for posting
    2732 days ago
    I love this! I think one time through will be great. I am not quite up to rinse and repeat yet. Thank you! emoticon
    2732 days ago
    I printed it out as a "keeper" too - great quick workout (if you do it once) - course today I had to dot it several times. I had forgotten how hard real sit ups are. I have gotten into the habit of just crunches - gonna have to add some back into my routine.
    2732 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/26/2013 4:26:38 PM
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    2732 days ago
    Dear RunningWild,

    Sounds like an intense workout!! I hope u keep up the good work!! All the best!


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    2732 days ago
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