12 minute, body weight only workouts...pike squats, jump squats, reverse planks...all while on a 30 second interval timer. Do what you can for 30 seconds and move on to the next workout. Do cardio before and stretching after to avoid straining.
Good examples of the ones I am doing on found here...www.bodyrock.tv
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Weights: A few brief intense sets only once a week is all that is needed for optimal results. Aerobics: Brief intense 5-10 minute spurts as many times a day as possible. The more intense and frequency will create for the fastest change. Remember....work out only casual/moderate...nadda!
Seriously. During intense and enduring workouts it's not always easy remembering to breathe, so I plan breathing intervals (for like 10 minutes) between each segment of my workout. Breathe in deep through the nose, hold the breath, try to inhale again through the nose (if you can't it's ok), and then exhale deeply through the mouth. This helps you to remember to breathe, (no kidding) this helps you control breathing, and it improves your breath quality. 198
(You may find that after adding a few intervals you can breathe better, I did).
I have no idea if this works for everyone, I am breathing easier now during my workouts so...
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