A Workout Spin Using The Pomodoro Technique

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If you work from home, this workout is for you.

It is so easy to sit on the couch all day and let the excuse of “I don’t have time to workout” rule your thoughts!

​I created this “workout” to get you moving during the day without having to leave the house or get distracted. It is designed to work in tandem with getting shit done to maximize your productivity.

Enter the Pomodoro workout

The Pomodoro Method is a way to work efficiently in intervals with planned breaks in between work sprints.

Using this method, you break your workday into 25-minute chunks separated by five-minute breaks.

A typical Pomodoro pattern looks something like this:

  • 25 min – work
  • 5 min – break
  • 25 min – work
  • 5 min – break
  • 25 min – work
  • 5 min – break
  • 25 min – work
  • 15 min – break

Be More Productive and Get In A Workout

Taking these little breaks are crucial for creativity and avoiding burnout. 

While taking these five and 15-minute breaks, why not move your burn some calories, and get your heart rate up.

The Pomodoro 5 Minute Workout

  • 25 min – work
  • 5 min – break (20 kettlebell swings EMOM for 5 minutes)
  • 25 min – work
  • 5 min – break (10 – 15 pushups EMOM for 5 minutes)
  • 25 min – work
  • 5 min – break (10 kettlebell racked squats EMOM for 5 minutes)
  • 25 min – work
  • 15 min – break (walk around the neighborhood or stairs for 15 minutes)

​​EMOM is short for “Every Minute On the Minute“: ​The challenge is to complete a predetermined number of repetitions (reps) of a particular exercise within 60 seconds. Then, you use whatever time is left in that minute to rest before moving on to the next set.

Here is a link to a Pomodoro timer you can use to keep you on track.

This workout is crucial for days when you don’t have time to get in a full workout.

I hope you like this!

Krista

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