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30 Minutes Workout Blitz For Weight Loss

As it turns out, it is possible for you to stay in shape by working out in just half an hour. A weight loss research that involved moderately overweight male participants reports that people who engage in a daily 30 minute-workout regimen for 3 months lose an average of 8 pounds. It fared 2 pounds better compared to the 6 pound-average weight loss for people who works out for an entire hour.

Methodology

60 overweight men who were all keen on shedding off some pounds were randomly divided into two groups – designation A and B. Group A was a moderate exercise group and Group B was high exercise group.

For 13 weeks, the participants from the high exercise group (Group B) engaged in intensive exercises like running and cycling for a solid hour. The other group, on the other hand, worked out for only half an hour within the same 13 week-duration.

At the end of the study, the participants who worked out for half an hour (Group A) showed similar or even more promising results that those who worked out for a solid hour (Group B). Thus researchers concluded that a 30 minute-workout blitz works better than an hour long workout.

What Makes For An Effective 30 Minute-Workout

According to 2006 Trainer of the Year Jonathan Ross, for your daily 30 minute-workout to be effective, it should consist of both resistance and cardiovascular training.

Ross likes to think that a workout that is two-thirds resistance training and one-third cardiovascular training works best. When translated into a 30 minute workout regimen, that’s 20 minutes of resistance training and 10 minutes of cardio.

For people to transform their body into a lean and mean fighting machine, a workout that constantly demands for more intensity is what is required.