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Crank Up Calorie Burn With Interval Exercise



My days are so jam packed I have to really ROCK OUT my exercise timeframe. In 20 minutes I can do that with interval training. On my treadmill I perform 4 five minute intervals. I start on my highest incline speed at 3 to 4 mph for 2 minutes. I lower incline to 1 and jog for 2 minutes at speed of

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4.5 to 6.5. I ramp up to incline of 3.5 and do a comfortable walk speed for 1 minute. Then I repeat the entire circuit for 3 more times bringing me to my 20 minutes of interval exercise.

Every other day I push my speed on the uphill portion and the flat run. My goal is speed not time. It works

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  • That works. - by RJNICHOLS
  • Thanks for sharing. - by LEANMEAN2
  • emoticon - by 1SPOOKIEDO
  • emoticon - by DELLMEL
  • great - by CHRIS3874
    great reminder thank you - by LCRUMLEY81
  • Those intervals really work. Keep on doing what you are doing if it works for you. - by AMBER461
  • this is a great way to get that extra calorie burn. I do my hill runs on the treadmill with intervals and inclines. Its hard but very satisfying when you're done.

    keep it up Sparky. emoticon - by MBTEPP
    Wonderful idea when you haven't got much time. - by VAINVT
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    I will have to try your workout. emoticon - by CAROLE914
  • yes interval is the magic trick. - by MOMO7YROLD
  • I guess that's what I'm doing on my bike, but I never considered it anything official. I use some "competition" programs that are pre-programmed into the bike. They start out with a warm-up, then ramp up to more resistance at lower speeds, then back down to higher speeds with less resistance. There are four 30-minute "competition" programs that vary the timing of the intervals and 2 45-minute ones. These really work for me. - by CMBELISLE
  • Those intervals really work! - by EARTHSEAME

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