Weight loss on your mind? Kick it up a notch in the workout department with this 41-minute interval workout for the treadmill that will burn about 500 calories. Complete it five times in a week and you are well on your way to burning an extra 3,500 calories — the magic number of calories it takes to lose one pound in a week. This means you would need to cut out about 150 calories daily from your food intake to meet that goal. Not too difficult right?
Continue reading to see this 500-calorie-burning interval workout.
Set the treadmill incline to zero, and after warming up begin this workout.
*Calories burned calculations are based on a 130-pound woman
**RPE = Rate of Perceived Exertion
Congratulations! You just burned 511 calories. Don't forget to cool down and stretch afterward. If this workout is too easy or too hard, just adjust the speed to fit your level. If you prefer running outside, then use the RPE column to determine how fast you should be going. Click here for a photo-free printable version of this workout to take to the gym.
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