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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

My HIIT Cardio Routine


I've had several people ask me on Instagram (@thebargainblonde) what cardio plan I am doing. Just popping in really quickly to post the High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) portion of my workout. This is the very first thing I do during my workout. I'm working on a comprehensive post about my entire routine and weight loss progress so far and will post soon because I get that question a lot.

I found this 35 minute HIIT on Fit Sugar, which has a ton of different cardio routines to fit your needs/wants. If the elliptical isn't your thing, search for something else that is. They have great printable cardio programs on that site. Anyway, more on that in a future post. Here is my elliptical HIIT work out:

I follow this with 25 minutes more of cardio and weight trainng, but I will explain more about that later. If you're looking for a cardio plan that burns a lot of calories in not a lot of time, I highly recommend this one to get you started. Warning: mins 18-23:30 are absolute hell, but you'll feel so good after.

 I've been doing this routine since Memorial Day and it still kicks my butt every day and I have every interval memorized now. I used to bring my printed paper to the gym with me every day. Ha!

OK, let me know if you have any questions. Happy cardio-ing.
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9 comments:

  1. I hope your doing weight training too. Weight training had more of an after burn than cardio alone does. None the less GREAT JOB!

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    1. Yep. Do 30-45 mins of weights every day.

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  2. I've actually been thinking about canceling my gym membership! Eeek! I need to get back to it though & just do what I know... WORKOUT! Thanks for the site reference, I'll definitely be checking them out soon to see what else they have! Keep up the good work sister!

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  3. I will definitely be trying this one! About how many calories do you usually burn with it?

    Keep up the hard work! You are so motivating! I can't wait to hear about your results!

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