Calories Burned During 20-Minute Workouts

Busy Weekend? Calories Burned During 20-Minute Workouts

Weekends might mean time off from work, but with weddings, errands, house projects, and visits with friends and family, they can be more busy than your weekdays. If you don't have the luxury of being able to fit in a long weekend workout, shoot for one of these quickie 20-minute workouts instead.

Research shows that 20 minutes of exercise can boost your metabolism, so even though it might not feel like an amazing workout, you're still doing your body good. And aside from keeping your metabolism going, check out how many calories you'll burn.

Exercise Calories Burned
Walking (three mph) 61
Walking, 15 percent incline (three mph) 189
Brisk walking (four mph) 81
Brisk walking, 15 percent incline (four mph) 242
Running (five mph) 144
Running, 15 percent incline (five mph) 263
Running (six mph) 180
Running, 15 percent incline (six mph) 321
Bike ride (15 mph) 180
Hiking 129
Jumping rope 220
Swimming 198
Deep water running 180
Tennis 121
Twenty-minute Vinyasa yoga sequence 90
Twenty-minute cardio workout
Try these:
Ten-minute no-equipment cardio workout
Ten-minute fat-incinerator workout

126
Twenty-minute strength training and cardio circuit workout
Try these:
Ten-minute P90X3 workout
Ten-minute arm-toning workout
144

*All calculations are based on a 130-pound woman.

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