Hurried Homemaker

- for supermoms short on time -
May 9th, 2011 by Rhiana

10 Minute Workouts


I am all about getting things done in 10 minutes lately. Some may call it lazy, I call it genius. If I can get the kids to help me clean up in 10 minutes without argument (I’m not kidding) a couple times a day, and I can get in a quickie-uninterrupted workout in 10 minutes … why wouldn’t I?!? I don’t know about you, but I don’t have a ton of me-time. When I do, I would rather spend it getting a manicure or facial – not working out.

A few weeks ago, while searching Netflix, I came across a series of workouts all titled “10 Minute Solution”. I started off with “10 Minute Solution: Fat Blasting Dance Mix”. This is a fun, energetic, hip-hop style dance workout. I was a ballerina for many years, so this was a bit awkward for me at first, but WOW! I was sweating and feeling the workout only a few minutes in.


More recently I’ve done “10 Minute Solution: Pilates” and “10 Minute Solution: Rapid Results Pilates”. After just more than a week of adding a 10-minute pilates workout to my existing routine (which is a 30-min elliptical workout 2-3 days/week), pants that used to be tight are no longer. I have worked muscles I don’t believe that I ever have before – every single muscle in my torso, butt, thighs, hips, and legs … under my armpits even hurt!

I’m not sure if you use Netflix, but if not I’m pretty sure that, the library, or YouTube has them. There is a whole series of these “10 Minute Solution” workouts left to try … more dance workouts, kickboxing, yoga, toning, fitness ball, even prenatal workouts. If you have 10 minutes (and surely you do), then go try one!

Hurried Homemaker was not compensated for this post in any way by any party mentioned in the above post. This post is opinion only.

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