What makes a 30-minute workout routine so great?
To reach your fitness goals quickly and efficiently, is dedicating multiple hours exercising daily really necessary? The truth is that it’s 100% dependent on your goals. Let’s compare several scenarios.
If running a marathon is in your future, you’ll need to extensively prepare and then have runs that extend for hours over many weeks.
If you’re planning a 100-mile bike race, you’ll plan to train for hours conditioning your health, lungs, and legs for the long race ahead.
Stepping on a bodybuilding stage will require you to dedicate time to consistent 60-90 minute workouts over many months or years.
However, if your goal is to simply improve your general health and mobility, shed some body fat, and increase lean muscle mass, there’s no need to turn the gym into an all-day event. And who knows? Get the right start with achieving your goals, and you might want to tackle one of the more extensive ones above.
Where to begin?
The ingredients of success are planning and staying consistent to that plan. Long-term consistency is far more valuable and important than long-term intensity.
Getting comfortable with an exercise program that fits your lifestyle is absolutely vital. If you can commit to a 30-minute workout 3x to 4x a week, you’ll be shocked with the results you can achieve.
Benefits of a 30-minute routine
If all you have available is 30 minutes, driving 15 or 20 minutes each way to the gym is simply not an option. The good news is that you can complete a tough 30-minute workout from your home, with minimal equipment!
These brief routines can be real life-changers! Benefits to your health and fitness can include:
Conquer your schedule: A 30-minute workout routine can be squeezed into even the busiest of schedules. Wake up 30 minutes earlier, 3 or 4 days a week. What’s interesting is that within one week of rising just a half hour earlier, your body won’t even notice it!
- Minimal equipment required: Remember, it’s all about resistance and training muscles. here are countless “resistance training” exercises you can do, just with your own body.
Needless to say, if you are willing and able to purchase some exercise equipment, you can’t go wrong with an exercise mat, a jump rope, a kettlebell, and a few dumbbells.
- Efficiency and discipline. Again, if you only have 30-minutes to get your workout in, you learn to avoid all distractions. You’ll stay focused on your routine and will accomplish it!
It’s far too easy to go to the gym and socialize. Catching up with friends is important, but not during a 30-minute workout. Time is precious.
Plus, you’ll be forced to plan your workouts in advance of arriving at the gym or exercising at home. You’ll spend less time thinking about what you need to work out and more time actually exercising!
- Burn fat and build muscle. Yes: 30 minutes is plenty of time to burn fat and build muscle!
There are great circuits (approaches) you can incorporate into your 30-minute workout that will not only tone your body and build muscle, but you’ll also improve your cardiovascular endurance.
You can easily supplement your fat-burning, muscle building regimen with GAT Nitraflex Burn, Nitraflex Advanced, Jetfuel, CLA 1250 and Carbotein.
GAT Nitraflex Burn does it all: It’s designed to both build lean, dense muscle while burning subcutaneous body fat. Give it a try.
For those who simply need a boost through cardio, daily workouts and getting that beach body to perfection, Jetfuel Original or Pyro provide great thermogenics. Jetfuel brand is trusted across the globe for 15+ years. GAT Essentials CLA 1250 supports a reduction in body fat naturally, by stimulating metabolism.
For more seriously committed athletes and those seeking a highly productive, cutting edge gym workout with maximized muscle pumps, GAT Nitraflex Advanced is the recognized leader in Energy, Focus, Pump and Strength with its clinically studied ingredients. GAT Carbotein can be taken pre-training, during and also post-training. Read more on the linked product pages.
- Boost your overall mood! When you get the blood flowing throughout your body, it even flows through your brain. This blood flow is healthy, and along with how exercise promotes endorphin release, exercising for 30 minutes helps improve one's overall mood, reduces depression, and increases creativity.
Not only are you getting healthier, but you’re also getting happier!
To help boost and maintain overall mood, training athletes of all kinds turn to GAT Jetfuel Pyro and its “feel good” thermogenic effects. FLEXX EAAs + Hydration promotes vitality, hydration and recovery by providing all 9 essential amino acids (EAAs) in the clinically preferred 2:1:1 ratio.
Two routines in one: Exercise and Nutrition
Exercising is one piece to the puzzle. A solid nutritional program is the other piece.
Make sure you combine a tailored exercise routine with a well-rounded nutritional program aligned with your goals. Documented in numerous studies, the combination is a guaranteed way to live a healthier life.
Naturally, chucking old ripped, torn or ill-fitting clothing and training in fresh, new gear can boost one’s mood and demonstrate commitment to pursuing your new, healthier and more energetic lifestyle. The growing GAT Gear collection has many stylish suggestions for you to check out.
Find the time and stick with it
You can make up a million reasons why an exercise routine won’t fit into your current schedule. But I promise you, your schedule needs an exercise routine in it! Don’t get discouraged if you only have time to do a workout 3x a week and can only dedicate 30 minutes to the workout.
Start with that and stay consistent. In just 30 days, you will likely notice meaningful change in your body, mood, and energy levels.