The length of your workout is a hot topic of debate these days. How you spend your time in the gym is definitely a factor, but it really isn’t everything.
We have met plenty of people who are used to spending 2-3 hours in the gym every day, but not seeing progress.
We also have met plenty of people who have seen great progress with 20-45 minute workouts.
The idea here is quality should always be the utmost of importance when it comes to a training session.
You can get a lot done in 45 minutes if you are focused, not checking your phone, not talking to everyone that comes in for 10-20 minutes, and not wandering around aimlessly hoping you’re doing the right things.
Or even worse, thinking you HAVE to work out for 2 hours because more is better, right? WRONG.
From our experience, you can see outstanding results in 30-45 minutes of total training time. This includes some mobility or stretching (warm up), the actual workout itself (20-25 minutes), a couple water breaks thrown in there, and a cool down period at the end.
You don’t need to annihilate yourself in the gym. Do what is necessary, be efficient with your time, and get on with your day. Fitness should not take over your life, nor should it interrupt other obligations such as family or fun activities. Fitness should compliment and enhance your life in a way where it is just something that fits into your weekly routine.
Our adult fitness program is based on this principle (shorter workouts and the less is more approach) and our members have seen OUTSTANDING progress when they are consistent in the gym with us and doing their best to follow our simple but effective nutrition principles.
Need help? Feel free to reach out to us and we can see if we’d be a good fit for what you’re trying to achieve.