Are your workout routines boring and monotonous? Do you need a new goal or something to train for? How about taking the “40-Day Challenge!” The 40-Day Challenge consists of eight weeks of hard core training for five days a week. Each week’s main goal is two pounds of steady weight loss. I understand that 40 days seems like an eternity, but it is only eight weeks and five workouts per week.
Each workout is an hour-and-a-half and consists of an hour of cardiovascular training and a thirty minute circuit training session. Each cardiovascular series should get your heart rate up to at least 85% of your heart rate max for most of the hour. To get this number you need to subtract your age from 220 and then multiply that number by .85 (85%).
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