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20-Minute Elliptical Workout

Lunchtime Special: A Heart-Pumping 20-Minute Elliptical Plan

Even when you're not in the mood to work out, a quick cardio session at the gym will help keep you on your healthy track and feeling fit. This kick-ass 20-minute elliptical workout keeps the pace quick and the resistance high to offer you a solid workout in a short period of time.

Time Resistance SPM* Notes
00:00-3:00 5 140 Warmup
03:00-5:00 7 150
05:00-07:00 8 150-160
07:00-08:00 10 190-210 Sprint
08:00-10:00 6 150-160
10:00-12:00 10 190-210 Sprint
12:00-14:00 8 150-160
14:00-15:00 10 190-210 Sprint
15:00-17:00 7 150-160
17:00-18:00 8 190-210 Sprint
18:00-20:00 5 140 Cooldown

*SPM = strides per minute
Incline = 20 percent

Click here for an image-free printable version of this elliptical interval workout.

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ChaseShadows ChaseShadows 3 years
Can't wait to try this. Always looking for a way to switch up my cardio routine. Intervals are great.
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