These 4 short HIIT workouts are just as effective as a full gym session.

We’re all spending far too much time sitting at our desks or dining room tables at home these days. When you need a brain-break, get up and give yourself the gift of getting your blood pumping in these short, intense workouts that are designed to be executed in shorter bursts of time.

As it turns out, the HIIT craze (high intensity interval training) is based on solid science. Cnet states that “HIIT has been proven more effective than steady-state aerobic exercise (like jogging) time and time again…HIIT challenges both your cardiorespiratory fitness and your musculoskeletal fitness, bringing about improvements to your heart, lungs, muscles, nervous system and pretty much everything else.”

So next time you need to take a few minutes away from your screen, try one of these 4 workouts you can do in 20 minutes or less. The article outlines different exercises to do for a specific number of reps. Your body will thank you.

Read more and find the workouts at cnet.

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