27 Nov '12, 12pm

Pressed for time? Try one of these quick workouts to keep fit this holiday season:

Pressed for time? Try one of these quick workouts to keep fit this holiday season:

When schedules get packed with holiday obligations, running frequently gets pushed off your to-do list. That's a shame because investing just a little time in exercise can reap big rewards. In fact, even if you have just 10 minutes a day, three days a week, you can maintain some running fitness. Plus, these sessions will help offset stress and provide the consistency that makes it easier to resume your regular training when the craziness abates. YOU HAVE 10 MINUTES Warm up with one to two minutes of brisk walking, then alternate two minutes running with 30 seconds walking. If you feel good, gradually increase the speed of your run segments. Repeat three times. Jog easy for one minute to cool down. If you're stuck in the house, walk briskly from room to room and up and down stairs. Every minute, jog in place for 20 steps. YOU HAVE 15 MINUTES Walk gently up and down a flight...

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