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March 28, 2016

Even during our regular workweek, it can be tough to fit workouts into our busy schedules. Add in travel plans and it sometimes feel next to impossible. That’s why I’ve come up with a quick and effective workout that you can use anywhere your travel plans take you. As the CEO of FitnessGenes genetic training system, I'm on a plane every week, so I face this challenge quite frequently.

These “do anywhere” workouts are a crucial part of my training regimen, and they are always genetically customized to ensure I get the most out of every minute. Fit this workout into your busy schedule and get stronger and leaner on the go!

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You'll need an exercise mat, jump rope, resistance bands, and a timer.

Warm up: Skip for five minutes and stretch.

HIIT Starter: Burpees

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Perform burpees for 20 seconds, then rest for 10 seconds. Repeat eight rounds total.

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Full-Body Workout: Resistance Band Thrusters

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Perform five sets of 15 repetitions, with 20 seconds of recovery.

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Resistance Band Chest Press

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Perform five sets of 15 repetitions, with 20 seconds of recovery.

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Resistance Band Seated Row

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Perform five sets of 15 repetitions, with 20 seconds of recovery.

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Resistance Band Dead Lift

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Perform five sets of 15 repetitions, with 20 seconds of recovery.

Mountain Climbers

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Perform five sets of 15 repetitions, with 20 seconds of recovery.

Final HIIT session, repeat between three and five times:

Jumping squats: 30 seconds on, 30 seconds rest

Split lunges: 30 seconds on, 30 seconds rest

Related read: Simple Moves For A Stronger Core

Dr. Dan Reardon
Dr. Dan Reardon

Dr. Reardon, Co-Founder and CEO of FitnessGenes, is a medical doctor with an MBChB (UK’s MD equivalent) and a BSc (Bachelors of Science) in Human Anatomy. An emergency room doctor for 10 years, he is also a certified personal trainer with over 15 years in the fitness industry. Dr. Reardon is a fitness writer, 2-time author and Science Editor of Muscle & Fitness and Flex magazines in the UK, Europe, and Australia.