Looking to make the most of your time at the gym? Right now, more than ever, it is important to keep yourself healthy and active, but it can be hard to find the time or motivation. We talked with Woodside Personal Trainer Thane Clark to help you maximize your workout with limited equipment for your next workout at the Club. This quick 30 minute workout will help get you in and out and can be done over your lunch break. Read more from Thane below.
When you are looking to get a good workout in with a smaller time frame your biggest focus should be on getting your heart rate up. Look for ways in which you can challenge the whole body while keeping your body moving the entire time – a great way to achieve this is through a circuit routine. Circuit training can help you burn fat and create muscle while targeting your entire body in one workout. This can be done using your body weight or for a little more impact you can add resistance with a resistance band or dumbbell.
The first part of your workout should always start with a dynamic warmup. It is important to wake the body up before going straight into a high impact circuit. Build out your first five minutes with exercises that use bodyweight for impact like glute bridges, clamshells or squats.
Now that you are warmed up and ready to go, start with your circuits:
Repeat through the circuit four times with 10 – 12 reps, alternating sides or for a total of 10 minutes. Then, switch to circuit two.