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125goal
01-03-2007, 05:57 PM
Can someone suggest a exercise program that is effective in only doing it for a short period per day. I work 11 hours a day and by time I get home I am too tired to do a large routine, and I get up too early to do it in the morning.

So if someone can suggest something that works well, but is a quick work out I would appreciate it.:)


Genesis
01-03-2007, 06:10 PM
Here's an idea for you...

Sunday - hour walk
Monday - 30 min simple strength training (push ups, sit ups, tri-dips, squats and lunges)
Tuesday - 15 minutes jumping rope & 50 jumping jacks OR a 30 minute cardio exercise video/DVD (available at the library if you don't want to purchase)
Thursday - 30 min simple strength training (push ups, sit ups, tri-dips, squats and lunges)
Friday - 30 minute walk
Saturday - day off

As always, you should consult your doctor before starting any exercise program. There are many AWESOME fitness videos/DVDs on the market to keep your workouts fresh. My favorite cardio workout is a nice, long walk/run outdoors.

Good Luck!

Ilene
01-03-2007, 06:24 PM
Those are great suggestions Genesis...

My suggestion would be to just get out and go for a walk... get a few dumbells and do that for a half hour... do some videos as Genesis suggested there are plenty out there...

30 minutes of something is better than 30 minutes of nothing...


sportmom
01-03-2007, 06:34 PM
Walk away the Pounds video by Leslie Sansone, start off with a 2 mile walk. Takes about 20-30 minutes and is a good workout. Can be done in the rain and even if it's dark. I started with them long ago and loved them. Always ready when you are and if you get interrupted you stop and pick it back up whenever you get a chance again.

Ilene
01-03-2007, 07:45 PM
Check these out:

The Ultimate 30-Minute Workout (http://diet.ivillage.com/workouts/0,,2jxs,00.html)

Here's a military :coach: workout (http://www.military.com/NewContent/0,13190,Smith_040123,00.html)