Don’t just take our word for it… read on to discover how ten minutes could change your day, your body, your mood and your life!
If you are trying to lose weight, doing Ten Minute Tone every day will mean you’ll burn off around 700 calories a week. That’s around 3000 calories a month or 36,000 calories a year. To lose one kilo of fat you must burn 7,700 calories more than you eat. So by maintaining healthy eating and doing Ten Minute Tone every day, by this time next year, you should be five kilos less – in just ten minutes a day!
People who accumulate 30 minutes of exercise five days a week in very short bursts (ten minutes at a time or less) have lower BMIs (body mass index) than those who do not get the recommended 150 minutes of exercise a week. These findings are from a study done at the University of Utah and suggest that your goal should be 150 minutes of weekly exercise, split up any way that works best for you.
This evidence has worked its way in official Government advice: the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans states it’s fine to break up your activity into smaller bursts, as long as you sustain the activity for at least 10 minutes, the guidelines state.
* The Laboratory of Preventive Medicine Research at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center at Louisiana State University found that when overweight or obese, sedentary women started to exercise an average of 72 minutes a week, they increased their peak oxygen consumption — a measure of cardiovascular fitness — by 4.2 per cent compared to women who weren’t active.