Elliptical Interval Workout

Spice up your elliptical training with this 34 minute heat-pounding, boredom-busting workout. Why 34 minutes? It fits perfectly into the suggested 34 minutes of exercise for the 17 Day Diet and is extra credit for the 30 minutes suggested on the Flat Belly Diet.

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This routine is all about interval training. You will use varying amounts or speed and resistance to blast calories and keep your metabolism boosted all day long.

Time (minutes)

Speed**

Resistance

0-3

Level 1

4

3-5

Level 2

8

5-6

Level 5

15

6-8

Level 3

10

Repeat minutes 5-8, five more times

23-24

Level 5

17

24-25

Level 4

15

25-27

Level 5

17

27-30

Level 4

20

30-32

Level 3

8

32-34

Level 2

5

**Speed is difficult to gage as no elliptical is created equal. Follow the chart below to make the workout more personalized what may be your 3 could be my 5.

1: Slow, leisurely walk. “I can do this all day.
2: Deep Breaths “I can’t keep up a conversation at this pace.”
3:  Feeling good. “I can stay here 20-30 minutes.”
4: Really tough. “I can keep this pace for 5 minutes.”
5: ALL OUT sprint “I can only do this for a minute.”

 

Photo Provided by photostock, published on 23 August 2011Stock Photo – image ID: 10054353
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