The 20-Minute, Glute-Sculpting Treadmill Routine
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The 20-Minute, Glute-Sculpting Treadmill Routine

Sculpt your glutes and burn a fast 150 calories with this 20-minute hill-walking treadmill workout.
Target Your Glutes

To sculpt your glutes and burn a fast 150 calories, try this cardio hill-walking workout from Diana Maitland, personal training manager at Equinox Fitness Clubs in New York City. Do this workout three or four times a week to build strength and endurance.

Minutes

Speed (mph) Incline (%) RPE*
0:00-5:00 4 3-3.5 5
5:00-7:00 4 8-10 7
7:00-8:00 4 4-6 6
8:00-10:00 4 10 8
10:00-11:00 4 5-7 7
11:00-13:00 4 12 9
13:00-14:00 4 10 8
14:00-15:00 4 12 9
15:00-20:00 4 2-4 5

Tip: Beginners should start with a speed of 3.5 mph; advanced exercisers can go up to 5.

*RPE, rate of perceived exertion, is a measure of your exercise intensity based on a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the most effort. Adjust speed and incline to reach desired RPE above.

 

 

Now, a super-effective (super-fast) workout to blast ab fat!

 

Originally published in FITNESS magazine, June 2006.

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