Today in the busy and bustling world, everyone is running around to meet deadlines, commitments and targets. With so many obligations, effective time is consumed and priorities are unbalanced. With the intensely hectic routine where can you take out the time to spend a full 60 or 90 minutes in the gym?
If you are an avid gym goer where you spend 60 minutes working out and then another half hour working on the treadmill, then you are exactly the type of person that would skip a whole workout if something is stressing up on your daily schedule. You would probably contrive to make up for your lost routine some other day by putting in extra time and effort. But putting in extra time later is only an unrealized idea. You will never have ample time in life to catch up with lost workouts. Moreover, working out for longer hours than usual will only result in more fatigue and overstraining of muscles.
Here are essential tips to help you slash down your workout time and achieve the same results in shorter period
- Integrate both compound and non compound exercises in your workout.
- Reduce your drop set time by exercising your muscles with fast rapid motions.
- Modify your set types by doing extra sets instead of conventional 4*8 workouts every routine.
- Indulge in vigorous workouts by exercising each body part vigorously one after another without taking rest, yet allowing each body part effectual rest in between your movements.
- Insert Pliometrics such as lunges and squats in between extensions to save precious minutes.
These specified workout tips are not the thumb of rule and should not necessarily be included in every workout. But they are an excellent combination if you have less than 30 minutes or only 30 minutes at hand and want to get the most out of your exercises. Example you can do a simple incline dumbbell press and then carry on using a flat bench and immediately switch over to an EZ-curl bar to exercise your muscles with French press and then repeat the same cycle again. You can also include sprints in between set times to give your upper body a hyper workout as well.
The secret behind effective and powerful training in a matter of 30 minutes is to exert your body more and induce more intense energy in your workouts. This means sweating harder and exercising harder.
There are two main options which can help you to achieve this goal: Sprints and Pilometrics. Example, you can work with leg extensions and instantly squat in between sets and then continue on with extensions. Sprints are also a great substitute for your regular cardio workouts and are an excellent form of exercise that can help you to burn more fat, use up more fuel and tire your body harder. Sprints will greatly help to forward your weight loss targets as they help to burn calories and also keep your heart rate up and running. This will allow you to burn more calories in a considerably shorter period than when performing regular aerobic exercise. This in return will reward your muscle-mass building workouts. Most lifters will dispel the idea of using pilometrics or bibliography for building muscle mass but the results are definitely rewarding.
Research proves that short term yet intense exercises tend to burn higher number of calories and boost muscle performance and oxygen capacity compared to conventional training workouts. Moreover, they are also helpful in maximizing citrate synthesis which is an enzyme responsible for providing oxygen to the muscles. So happy experimenting!