If you’re just starting a workout routine| doing gazelle-being-chased-by-a-lion sprinting intervals will be just as painful as they sound. Ease into it by doing a brisk walking workout that includes short and slow jogging intervals. This lower-impact workout is not only great if you’re a beginner| but those expecting or getting over an injury ¡ª or even runners who want to take it easy one day a week ¡ª will also love this plan.
This 60-minute workout alternates between walking briskly and jogging slowly| and you’ll burn just over 300 calories.
Total calories burned: 306
Calculations are based on a 130-pound woman*RPE = Rate of Perceived Exertion
Click here for a photo-free printable version of this workout to take to the gym. 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.
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