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30-Minute Elliptical and Treadmill Workout

Double Your Fun With Our 30-Minute, 2-Machine Cardio Workout

When you're pressed for time, you need a quick workout that will keep you engaged while maximizing your efforts — this plan is just that. It keeps you moving between two machines to prevent you from zoning out one one; because sometimes it's better to work out smarter, not longer.

In just 30 minutes at the gym, you'll have build up a serious sweat, burned a bunch of calories, and upped your endorphins. The warmup and cooldown are built into the routine, and the best part is it's all set to a killer Spotify playlist full of rock and pop to put a pep in your step.

Elliptical

Song Resistance *SPM
"Somebody Loves You" — Betty Who 5 120-130
"We Got the World" — Icona Pop 6 130-140
"Talk Dirty" — Jason Derulo, 2 Chainz 5 150-160
"Timber" — Pitbull, Ke$ha 8 130-140
"International Smile" — Katy Perry 6 130-140

*SPM = strides per minute
Incline = 20 percent

Treadmill

Song Speed
"Teenage Crime" — Adrian Lux 6.2
"Thinking About You" — Calvin Harris, Ayah Marar 5.0
"Here to Say I Told You So" — The Hives 6.0
"Can't Remember to Forget You" — Shakira, Rihanna 4.0

Incline = 1.0



If this mix doesn't suit your musical tastes, check out all our workout playlists here.

Remember: you will need to download the free Spotify software or app to listen to our playlists.

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