The Ultimate Fitness Formula

Your Ultimate 7-Day Plan

This routine combines everything into one easy-to-follow schedule:

Day One
30 min cardio
30 min yoga

Day Two
45 min intervals/cardio

Day Three
20 min weight training
30 min yoga

Day Four
30 min cardio
30 min yoga

Day Five
45 min intervals/cardio
20 min weight training

Day Six
30 min cardio
30 min yoga

Day Seven

More Ways Exercise Keeps You Young

It boosts your mood: Cardio workouts up levels of the brain's feel-good neurotransmitters like serotonin and norepinephrine.

It helps you sleep: The rhythmic breathing and relaxation of yoga and tai chi help you fall asleep and snooze longer.

It keeps you slim: Beyond burning calories, exercise may also help regulate the production of leptin, the "fat hormone" that controls appetite.

It firms you up: Lifting weights builds muscle--the magic tissue needed to counteract gravity and prevent sagging.

It charges up your sex life: Hormonal changes as you age can lower libido, but just 20 minutes of exercise gets you in the mood by increasing blood flow to the genitals.

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