You want to lose weight or get a bit more buff, but don’t want to spend all your free time doing so? You’re seeking long-lasting results that will improve your overall fitness? Self-proclaimed fitness nut Oliver Calubayan can help you start on the right path.

Less pain, more gain

For years, we’ve been led to believe that burning calories and building some muscle mass requires a significant time commitment. Well, thanks to novel approaches like Calubayan’s, this is no longer the case. In an article published on Dumb Little Man, he provides great tips to reduce your workout time by 50% while achieving twice the results. In a nutshell, he recommends putting an end to 5 habits and replacing them with 5 new ones:

 

STOP

 

START

  • Isolated exercises
  • Circuit training
  • Repeating the same routine
  • Changing your workouts
  • Focusing on lifting weights alone
  • Body weight exercises
  • Running for hours
  • High-intensity interval training
  • Using machines
  • Using free weights

SOURCE:  Dumb Little Man