Archives for 15 minutes or less


Routine for Those with No Time

by Joe Lawrence September 30th, 2013| 15 Minutes or Less, Exercises, Strength Training
Family, work, and life obligations often leave us with no time to hit the gym. There are days and even seasons where we don't even have the chance to go for a quick run. After my new baby, I was stuck in this situation and

Body Weight Training – Back to Basics

by Kimberly Hays August 7th, 2013| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
Workout trends for this year indicate that body weight training, which is simply using your body’s weight for strength training instead of equipment, is gaining in popularity. The American College of Sports Medicine states that body weight training is among the top 10 workout trends for the first time

Plyometrics for Strength Training

by Kimberly Hays July 8th, 2013| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
Numerous athletes and coaches make use of plyometric rebounding exercises to create more power, as well as to amplify speed, to develop better coordination, to increase agility, and to increase sporting activities overall performance. It is also important to know that these are generally high risk exercises, and if

The Off-Balance Core Workout

by Kimberly Hays June 10th, 2013| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
We work hard to tone our stomachs in order to have a strong core. This allows fast turns and lunges. Balance is important no matter what type of workout we do or what kind of sport that we participate in. The off-balance core workout will have you wobbling a

The 7 Minute Workout Based on Science

by Kimberly Hays May 13th, 2013| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
There is research being conducted constantly on the science of exercise, and it looks as though that the article in the current issue of the American College of Sports Medicine’s Health & Fitness Journal sheds new light on the guidelines for a quick, intense 7 minute workout, and then

High Intensity Weight Training

by Kimberly Hays April 15th, 2013| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
If you would like to cut down your time in the gym and still get great results from your workout, you should try high intensity weight training. This training is supposed to give you excellent results in only 15 minutes a week, but be prepared – this workout is

Weight Training for Beginners

by Kimberly Hays January 21st, 2013| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
It’s a new year, and we have all made resolutions. Many of us have resolved to lose weight and get in shape, and we are determined to stick with it and get results this time around. The trick to sticking with any new routine is to start

Effective Strength Training Workout

by Kimberly Hays December 25th, 2012| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
We all strive for a quick, effective strength training workout. While we are perfecting our routine as far as how many reps to do, and what moves are best for the desired results, we can all use a few tips that will make our muscles work harder.

Strength Training Time Savers for Women

by Kimberly Hays November 26th, 2012| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
There are ways that we can cut the amount of time in our routine by working smarter, not harder. Using free weights to get more bang for your movements is the key to reducing the time spent on strength training. Tweak your routine, and get in and out in

15 Minute Strength Training – Hand Weights

by Kimberly Hays October 29th, 2012| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
We are all so busy these days. We also realize the importance of exercise, especially strength training, to keep our bodies healthy and to able to go the distance day after day. Most people work on cardiovascular training, which is very important, but strength training is the key to

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