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Happy Mother’s Day!
I spent the day with my mom. We went to church and then I made brunch for the fam.
It was the usual brunch fare. I rolled up Pillsbury Croissant rolls with ham and cheese and baked them like that.
The 7 Minute Workout
Today the New York Times Magazine wrote about the 7 Minute Workout. It’s a study published American College of Sports Medicine Healthy & Fitness Journal claiming that
“In 12 exercises deploying only body weight, a chair and a wall, it fulfills the latest mandates for high-intensity effort, which essentially combines a long run and a visit to the weight room into about seven minutes of steady discomfort — all of it based on science.”
Well, I agree with the Tabata style for getting in an effective workout in a short period – doing a straight up 7 minute workout made me skeptical so I decided to drop everything and try it real fast.
The video is tragic, but that’s what happens when you don’t plan it out. But you can do the 7 minute workout yourself by using this
and /or doing it along with me –
Warning: It’s very boring since it’s just me doing random exercises for 30 seconds at a time. Plus it was after 9 pm and I’m a tired grease ball.
How to do the 7 minute workout – for each move:
30 seconds of exercise
10 seconds of rest
- Jumping Jacks
- Wall sit
- Push ups
- Step ups
- Tricep dip
- High Knees
- Push up with rotation
- Side Plank
Question: What is your favorite exercise out of that list?
*Always consult with your physician before trying a new exercise program.