We live in a very busy world and it’s really not an easy task to add fat burning workouts to our daily routine. Most of us only have time for work and barely have time for personal activities let alone exercise. This is not a good sign, being inactive can increase the risk for heart disease, diabetes (type 2) and even cancer.
With the fast-paced life most of us live in, who does have time to go to the gym for an hour of exercise? You don’t really need to work out for 1 hour just to get a good workout. Truth of the matter is you can actually benefit from an exercise within the first 20 to 30 minutes and even in the first 10 minutes if you put in the right amount of intensity. If you only have 5 minutes available, there is also a fat burning workout routine that is just right for your needs. And yes, it’s guaranteed to give you good results as well.
Interested to know more? Read on.
The following workouts can be beneficial to any individual who wishes to begin their journey to fitness as it takes only a few minutes to complete, and it’s guaranteed to work. These are intense workouts that works you out for a short period of time but shows results like you worked out for hours. So here‘s a list of quick fat burning workouts for the super busy person:
This is one of the hardest exercise routines and almost everyone hates it. Undoubtedly, it’s quite intense but it is a very effective means of burning fat and burning it fast, besides, it gets easier once you get used to it. Here’s what you need to do, step by step:
1. Stand with feet apart
2. Squat Down
3. Place both hands on the floor
4. Kick both your feet behind (placing you in the push up position)
5. Bring your feet back in
6. Stand back up
Push Ups and Squats
The next quick fat burning workout includes doing push-ups and squats for 5 minutes. If you are keen, you can use a stopwatch or any timer so you can time yourself. The best way to go about this exercise is to do 2 and ½ minutes of push-ups immediately followed by 2 and ½ minutes of squats. During this time, do as many as you can during the allotted time. In order to make the workout more challenging as you progress, try to beat the total number of reps done from the previous time every time you repeat the workout.
Various Standing Exercises
Complete 5 various standing exercises, 1 minute for each, immediately switching from one exercise to the next one. The idea is for you to continuously do the exercises and not stop, but if you are not able to do it the first time, don’t worry, you can try to shorten the gap between the exercises as you progress in your quick fat burning workout plan. The exercises to complete are as follows: Mountain climbers, burpees, Jumping Jacks, vertical jumps and jogging in place. Complete these exercises in order or order them according to your preference, as long as you complete them, you will be alright.
The main goal of the exercise is to build up your muscles’ isometric strength. Examples of the exercise includes wall squats, side and regular bridges/planks. There are a good number of these types of exercises but the examples noted are the most common. Isometric strength is built allowing the muscle to contract without motion, this is done by holding a particular position either in mid-range or near end-range of motion for a set number of seconds or to push hard against the wall or an immovable object.
These are just a few options for you to take into consideration when you are looking for quick fat burning workouts that you can easily do at home and does not require any equipment for you to complete, yet offers a quick but effective way to lose fat. With these quick workouts now at your disposal, even for a super busy person, you don’t have an excuse not to exercise.
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