Fun fitness fact: Did you know that consistent high intensity work for 4-10 minutes will improve your ability to do 20-40 minutes of lower intensity endurance activity?
In other words, you could do just 4-10 minutes of hard work and gain more fitness than you would if you spent 30 minutes on a steady state cardio machine. We college students are always complaining about not having enough time… so why not save 20 minutes on your workout while still gaining fitness?
Today’s track workout combines running with a few other exercises to help increase your strength while getting a cardio workout in as well. When you’re working, you’re working as hard as you can for that interval. The workout will take anywhere from 10-15 minutes to complete, depending on your fitness level. The rest period is not designed for you to completely recover – by not fully recovering from each round, you’ll have to work harder. (more…)