Double Duty: Two-Machine Cardio Workout

Feeling bored with your everyday cardio workout? Shake up your routine with this challenging 45-minute interval plan that uses two machines. Kick things off with a lengthy session on the low-impact elliptical trainer, and end on a strong note with a quick treadmill session to torch calories.

Elliptical

Time Resistance SPM* Notes

00:00-03:003130Warmup03:00-05:005130-14005:00-07:006140-15007:00-09:007160-17009:00-10:008190-200Sprint10:00-12:005130-14012:00-14:007140-15014:00-15:009190-20015:00-17:006140-15017:00-18:0010190-200Sprint18:00-20:007140-15020:00-22:005150-16022:00-23:009190-200Sprint23:00-25:00 6150-16025:00-27:005160-17027:00-28:007190-200Sprint28:00-30:00 3140

*SPM = strides per minuteIncline = 20 percent

Treadmill

Time Speed Incline Notes

00:00-03:004.52.003:00-05:005.51.005:00-06:008.01.0Sprint06:00-08:005.01.008:00-10:005.51.010:00-11:008.01.0Sprint11:00-13:005.51.013:00-15:004.51.0Cooldown

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