Archives for 15 Minutes or Less


15 Minute Arm Workout

by Joe Lawrence May 18th, 2023| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training, Upper Body
The past several years have caused me to think of new ways to work out to challenge myself and to maximize my limited time. It is not always an easy task to find ways to accomplish this. However, I have found a great one to work my arms to
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Exercise is the Best Medicine This Holiday Season

by Joe Lawrence November 16th, 2022| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
There is no secret that the holiday season increases the stress levels significantly. We have parties to plan, meals to cook, gifts to get, and a myriad of other things to do. It is no wonder that many people claim this as the most stressful time of the year.
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A Workout Routine for the Busy Holiday Season

by Joe Lawrence November 9th, 2022| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
Staying fit during the holidays is very difficult. There are 1,000 reasons and excuses to break your day-to-day fitness routine. Although, exercise is the best remedy for the ensuing holiday stress, we still tend to find reasons to ignore exercise. This made me think of my off-week program I
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15 Minute Butt Workout

by Joe Lawrence August 3rd, 2022| 15 Minutes or Less, Lower Body, Strength Training
Bellies and butts are two areas that are very easy to grow, but very difficult to get back into shape. That is because they are the center of gravity for the human body and all things seem to want to stay there for awhile. Today we are going to
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16 Minute Vacation Workout: Tabata

by Joe Lawrence July 20th, 2022| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
Ah the crashing waves, the sun rising over the mountains, the sights of the rising skyscrapers, or whatever beauties your vacation offers you. Being on vacation is often very relaxing, especially those first few moments after rising from bed. However, it is easy to fall out of your workout
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Simple Vacation Exercise Ideas

by Joe Lawrence July 6th, 2022| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
Welcome to the summer! This is the time of the year where the kids are out of school and we are excited to take the family vacations. However, I always fear getting out of my exercise rhythm while relaxing on the beach or chasing my kid who just saw
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2 Exercises to Prevent Back Pain

by Joe Lawrence June 1st, 2015| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
The back is one of the most important areas of our entire body. It is so often ignored in many ways, and this leads to the back issues we see as we progress in years. Simply adding a little focus towards the back will certainly pay dividends in the
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15 Minute Workout Formula to Alleviate Stress

by Joe Lawrence March 24th, 2014| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
It is no secret that stress hits us all. There is nothing we can do about that; however, we can take control of the stress. One of the most recommended remedies for stress is exercise. I do not know about you, but when I am stressed, I usually am
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Perfection in 15 Minutes

by Joe Lawrence February 24th, 2014| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
Years ago, when I was teaching Tae Kwon Do, I would periodically shift the entire focus of the class to perfecting a very basic technique. Martial arts have traditions that go back thousands of years and each are passed down from generation to generation. If one of us messes
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by Joe Lawrence January 20th, 2014| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
Unless you have been under a rock in the desert, you have heard about CrossFit. This is the fitness craze that is sweeping the nation and globe. It is the best regimen out there aside from martial arts training.

First, I say martial arts training is the best because as

15 Minute Dice Workout

by Joe Lawrence December 23rd, 2013| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
The other day I was cleaning out our play room and decided to look inside the game boxes to make sure all the pieces were there. When I opened a box with dice in it, I had an idea. The rip deck workout is popular where cards dictate the

15 Minute Workout to Increase Fitness Test Scores

by Joe Lawrence November 28th, 2013| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
Many professions require fitness tests, and even if you do not work in a profession that does, fitness tests are a great way to motivate you to achieve more. Regardless of whether you are required to or just want to, you can boost your score by supplementing your workouts

All health and fitness information is provided for educational purposes. Please consult with your physician before beginning any exercise regimen.