Lunchtime Quickie! 20-Minute Elliptical Workout For Beginners

Lunchtime workouts need to be quick and efficient. And with the elliptical| you can work different muscles of your legs and arms simply by switching directions on the machine.

Time Resistance SPM* Notes

00:00-3:00

3
130Warmup03:00-5:00
5
13005:00-8:00
5
140Speed up08:00-10:00
6
140Pull10:00-13:00
7
140Backward13:00-15:00
7
140Forward/Push15:00-17:00
8
140Backward17:00-20:00
7
150Forward20:00-23:00
4
130Cooldown

*SPM = strides per minuteIncline = 20 percent

Use this workout as a guideline| and adjust the resistance and the strides per minute to your level. Click here for a printable version of this workout to take to the gym.

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