Eight minutes of high-intensity interval training is all the exercise most mortals need.
The New York Times says
, "even a few minutes of training at an intensity approaching your maximum capacity produces molecular changes within muscles comparable to those of several hours of running or bike riding."
This workout guides you through the following 12 exercises for 30 seconds at a time, with 10-second breaks in between:Jumping jacksWall sitPushupsAbdominal crunchStep-up onto chairSquatTriceps dip on chairPlankHigh knees running in placeLungePushup and rotationSide plank
For $8, you will receive an MP4 video you can upload to your mobile device of choice. No streaming necessary.
Caution: Consult your physician before starting any exercise regimen.
Caution: You will have no more excuses not to workout every day.
Caution: This is not your traditional workout video, as most of what you see are silly workout #fails. Try not to laugh while exercising intensely.
Caution: You will likely break a sweat and feel things in places where you didn't know you had places. If 8 minutes isn't enough, feel free to play it again and again--and congratulations on being in good shape!