No Time? No Problem! 3 Workouts to Get You In and Out of the Gym FAST!

It is one of the most frequently used excuses for not exercising. I don’t have enough time. Well, you know what? Neither do I! I just know how to optimize my time and my workout to get the most bang for my fitness buck. Here are three workouts that will help you to do the same.

Workout #1 is perfect for runners. Grab a couple dumbbells, head to the treadmill and get ready to go.

No Time? No Problem! RunnerPower WorkoutWorkout #2 is an all-machine circuit. Machines get a bad rap sometimes in this era of functional fitness, and it is true that body weight, functional exercise has multiple benefits. But there is a time and place for machines. They are great for beginners, for focusing on strength building, and injury recovery. They are also perfect for a time efficient and effective workout that will get you in and out of the gym in about 30 minutes.

No Time No Problem workout - machine circuitFinally, the Seven Minute Workout is a high intensity, fast workout that you can do at the gym or at home.  It is based on an article in the  American College of Sports Medicine’s Health and Fitness Journal that states that 12 high intensity exercises, combined with very short breaks, using only your body weight and a chair fulfills the latest mandates for high intensity effort.

No Time No Problem - 7 minute workout

I really understand that in this busy life we lead, finding the time to exercise can be difficult. But, if you make it a priority and find an effective workout that fits into your schedule, you can be successful.

What is your favorite quick workout?

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  1. says

    This is awesome. As a new mom, I’m trying to priortize fitness and it’s hard with working full time and caring for a baby. Workouts like this are a great solution!
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  2. says

    I think that you nailed it from the beginning – the only reason any of us have time is because we make the time!!!
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  3. says

    As much as I understand the need to get an hour a day of exercise…even 30 minutes can be difficult to fit in. Love the idea of the seven minute workout, though. Thanks for the ideas!
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  4. says

    This is really great! Thanks for sharing! I think that for someone like me who just doesn’t WANT to find the time…I could really benefit from this! Going to try it this week…thanks for sharing! Stopping by from SITS Sharefest!
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  5. Ashley @ Power, Love, and Self Discipline says

    Great workouts. I especially like the 3rd one that doesn’t even require you to go to the gym!!
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  6. Tahnya Kristina says

    Great workout suggestions! I definitely use the “I don’t have enough time” excuse. Thanks for the inspiration to get moving :)
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