These 20-Minute CrossFit Workouts Are Seriously Fun and Super Intense


If you only have 20 minutes to fit in a workout, that’s plenty of time! These quick-yet-intense CrossFit workouts use basic exercises to build muscle, burn calories, and make you feel stronger and more badass. Some require no equipment, so you can do them anywhere, and some require basic equipment like a box, pair of dumbbells, or a kettlebell. If you’ve always wanted to try CrossFit, these 20-minute workouts will give you a taste — and make you hungry for more!

20-Minute Dumbbell Workout For Weight Loss

Most experts agree that you don’t necessarily need cardio to lose fat. But they also agree that including a bit of cardio, specifically HIIT, can speed up fat-loss results. This workout is all over that!

Equipment needed: jump rope (just pretend if you don’t have one) and a set of medium-weight dumbbells

20-Minute HIIT-Style CrossFit Workout

If you don’t have a bike or rower for this workout, you can run, jump rope, or do a CrossFit fave: burpees!

Equipment needed: a bike, rower, and a pair of medium-weight dumbbells

18-Minute Cardio Workout

For people who say they can’t exercise while on vacation because they don’t have a gym or they don’t know what to do, this is the perfect workout. It’s just two moves, which seems simple, but it’s intense!

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