Interval Sprints If you've only got 5 minutes to train, then sprinting is a great option. Set yourself up at a running track or on a treadmill. Sprint as fast as you can for 20 seconds, then lightly jog for 40 seconds, and repeat this five times. While your pace will drop slightly, still aim to run as quickly as possible on all your sprints. Short duration interval sprints not only boost your metabolism, but may also help to increase your endurance and training capacity.
i 1 Weight Loss Tip That Has People Losing Weight Fast. Tabata Kettlebell Swings and Tabata training, is an extremely effective, yet very tough workout. Perform 1 minute of warm up drills using a light kettlebell, then begin the Tabata workout. Use a kettlebell that you can do 30 swings with, and swing it for 20 seconds. Rest for 10 seconds, then perform another 7 rounds of 20 seconds, interspersed with 10 second rests. if you finish your 8th set and feel like you could do more, then you didn't work hard enough. Pick a heavier bell, or swing faster next time.
Body Weight Circuit Pick four exercises -- one lower body, such as squats; two upper body, like pullups and pushups; and a whole body exercise like burpees or bodyblasters. Set a timer for 5 minutes and perform 10 reps on each exercise. Do the circuit as many times as you can in the 5 minutes. Record how many rounds you do, and aim to do more every session.
Density Training Density training is more of a strength-based approach to 5 minute workouts, but is still effective for boosting your metabolism. Pick two exercises for opposing muscle groups, such as bench presses and barbell rows for your chest and back, or front squats and deadlifts for your quads and hamstrings. Use your 10 repetition maximum for each exercises, and perform 6 reps on one, then 6 on the other. Perform as many sets as you can in 5 minutes. Once you can do 5 sets of each, increase the weight you use.