Your best body in less than 10 minutes, you say? it can be done- Wahoo’s 7 Minute Workout app shows us how.
Whether you’e a full-time mum or busy office worker, we’re pretty sure a short and sweet workout you can get done in under 10 minutes will sound appealing. Well good news, it can be done. If you’re prepared to go hard and give it your all, it is possible to have an effective workout in 7 minutes, and with Wahoo Fitness’ 7 Minute Workout, which combines aerobic and resistance training to work your heart as well as your mules, you don’t need to leave the house to make it happen. This high-intensity form of training is popular for a reason, but you need to work hard if you want to see results.
Try the workout here to reap serious rewards asap!
Perform each move for 30 seconds at a time with a 10 second rest in between each. Try to do as many as possible in 30 seconds. keep going for seven minutes in total.
Kit you’ll need: Chair/step
Squats, Areas trained: Bottom, Quads
Stand with your feet slightly wider than your hips and your toes pointed slightly out.
Keeping your back straight, bend your knees and bend at the hips to lower until you are parallel with the floor.
Push back up to th orginial standing poisition and repeat.
Step-Ups (onto a chair), Areas trained: Bottom, Legs
Stand in front of the chair.
Step up onto the chair with one foot, followed by the other.
Pause and then step off with the opposite foot first.
Repeat, changing sdes with each rep.
Side Plank, Areas trained: Core, sides
Form a straight line with your body on its side, resting on one forearm with your feet stacked on top of each other.
Hold for 30 seconds.
High knees, Areas trained: Legs, Bottom, Core
Run on the spot lifting your knees as high as possible.
Swing your arms as if you were running normally.
Tricep Dips, Areas trained: Triceps
Sit on a chair with the heels of your hands on the edge.
Slide your bottom off the seat and support your weight with your hands.
Bend your elbows back and slowly lower your bum toward the floor while keeping your elbows tucked in.
Push back up to the start and repeat,
Lunge, Areas trained: Legs, Bottom
Stand with your shoulder back and relaxed, and your chin up.
Take a large stap forward with one foot.
Bend both knees to about 90-degree angle, with your back knee just about the floor.
Push back up to the starting position, then repeat on the opposite leg, alternating legs with each rep.
Jumping Jack, Areas trained: Bottom, Legs, Core
Start with your feet together and arms at your sides.
Slightly bend your knees and jump up in the air.
As you are jumping kick your legs out and bring your arms up and out to for a ‘star’ shape.
Land softly and repeat exercise.
Press-up Rotation, Areas trained: Chest, Triceps, Core, Sides
Starting in a plank poisition with your hands directly under your shoulders, bend your arms to lower your chest towards the ground.
Push back up to the start.
At the top, rotate your body into side-plank position with one arm on the ground and the other extending towards the celing.
Rotate back to plank position.
Repeat, this time rotating to the opposite side, continue to alternate with each rep.