If you want to lose weight and you are just beginning to exercise, walking is an excellent choice. This 30 minute fat burning treadmill workout is perfect to achieve the results you are hoping for.
30 Minute Fat Burning Treadmill Workout for Beginners
This 30 minute treadmill workout is the perfect way to walk and lose weight. The speed varies between 3.0 mph to 4.0 mph, which is a quick walking pace. The change in incline will help you enter the fat burning zone to help you melt away the pounds.
|Time (in minutes)||Speed (MPH)|
0-4 (4 minute warm up)
4-5 (1 minute)
5-8 (3 minutes)
8-9 (1 minute)
|9-12 (3 minutes)||3|
12-13 (1 minute)
13-16 (3 minutes)
|16-17 (1 minute)||4|
17-20 (3 minutes)
|20-21 (1 minute)||4|
21-24 (3 minutes)
|24-25 (1 minute)||4|
25-30 (4 minute cool down)
|Participate at your own risk. Always consult a physician before starting any workout program.|
Why this Walking Workout Works
Keeping the pace at a slower speed will help to keep this workout doable, while still allowing you to be challenged. The changes in incline will raise and lower your heart rate in addition to scorching extra calories.
Over the years I have found that hopping on the treadmill at a steady pace for 30 minutes is SUPER boring. The minutes drag by and within 10 minutes I am ready to stop. This workout will keep you on your toes so you won’t have time to get bored 😉
Notice the changes in time, speed and incline? Those changes will help this fat burning treadmill workout go by quickly because in a few minutes you will be changing your pace or the incline.
The incline will also target your glutes, hamstrings and calves for additional toning. Heck Yeah!
Walking Workout Tips for Success
- Invest in a good walking shoe – your feet will thank you!
- Stay hydrated – drink water before, during and after your workout.
- Find an accountability partner – someone who will do the workout along with you and encourage you on the days that you feel like “taking a break”.
- Listen to great music – Music is a very powerful motivation tool. Create a playlist, or use Pandora or Spotify. Once you find the right music you will want to keep moving even when the workout is over.
There you have it mama! A simple 30 minute walking workout that will help you reach your health and fitness goal. With NO JOGGING! Yay!
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