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How Long should a workout be?

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10 Minutes? 30 Minutes? an Hour? Two Hours?

You’ve probably done a quick youtube search for workout plans, and they sometimes range from 10 minutes to an hour typically.

But instead of asking yourself how LONG a workout is, there are 2 Key factors I want you to consider:

#1 Workout Intensity

You could do an incline bench press and try to do it as fast as you can, OR you could SLOWLY let the weight drop for 4 seconds before exploding up, giving your muscles more contracting and facilitating more muscle growth, if your goal is hypertrophy (which means bigger size)

You could also do powerlifting for strength and lift light weights. But if you increase the weight, that increases the intensity meaning you may only do 1-3 reps but you’re still getting good intensity in there.

#2 Volume
Imagine your goal is to get better at pushups and it’s something you’re not that great at. Wouldn’t it be better to do 20 all at once and stop the rest of the day, or do 10 every hour? If you add it up, you’d end up doing somewhere between 80-100 pushups during the normal day if you did it every hour.

Often times, people ask how long they should workout because they feel like if they leave the gym “early” that it somehow means you didn’t do enough exercises.

Most people don’t need to do so many isolated exercises, but instead compound (like the squat, deadlift, dumbell exercises ect) where you combine different muscle groups (which in my opinion, is a much more functional way to train your body for longevity).

Stick with something you know you will be consistent with. I personally recommend a 30 minute HIIT workout is plenty for weight loss, especially if you are a busy mom or dad.

And, just so you know, Iโ€™m putting together a brand new program starting Oct 28th.

This is specifically for busy moms or dads who want to gain the energy to play with their kids PLUS drop at least 10lbs in the next 60 days. Itโ€™s a remote program, so you can join from anywhere in the world.

Iโ€™m looking for 5 people to test it out at a HUGE DISCOUNT, help me work out the kinks, and get amazing results that I can use as a case study.

If thatโ€™s you, comment โ€˜tell me moreโ€™ below and Iโ€™ll message you with the details.