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    Published: 2013-07-18, by .

    Scientific 7 Minutes Workout features a pack of high-intensity exercises to be complete in only 7 minutes

    6.6
    • Original
    • Easy of use
    • Voice commands
    • Well-crafted layout
    • Needs charts and statistics to keep track of your progress
    • Only one pack of exercises

    "Be fit... in 7 minutes?"

    Scientific you said? Yes, the workout outlined in this App is based on the workout outlined in this article. The article says that "participants can repeat the 7-minute bout 2 to 3 times, depending on the amount of time they have". In other words, this is a healthy and efficient workout designed as a minimum exercise pack that is recommended to be repeated several times over time.

    The workout features a 6 mins of work out time + 5 seconds break after each 30-seconds exercise. Thus, be ready to do jumping jacks, wall sits, push-ups, abdominal crunch, squats and up to 12 different exercises in only 6 minutes, resting only 5 seconds after each exercise. It sounds exhausting, isn't?. Yes, that's why it is called high-intensity workout. The app indicates when each exercises starts with a 5-seconds countdown a pic that shows how to carry it out and the 30 seconds count-down. At the bottom there's the global countdown (7 mins).

    That's it. If you feel you actually can and have time enough to repeat the workout, do it! Repeating it 2-3 times is recommended. From settings you can enable or disable the workout voice and keep track of your progress thanks to a workout log.

    Tags: scientific 7 minute workout , the scientific 7-minute workout, , 7 minute workout

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    by Emmanuel , Appszoom

    Jul 18, 2013

    Description

    *Featured on LifeHacker and XDA Developers*

    Scientific 7 Minute Workout is the newest and most-advanced HICT (High-Intensity Circuit Training) app for Android! High-Intensity Circuit Training workouts are aimed at:

    1) Burn the most fat in the least amount of time (it isn't called high-intensity for nothing)
    2) Reducing the amount of time you workout to accommodate busy schedules
    3) Uses bodyweight as resistance, meaning no equipment is required other than a chair

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    Scientific 7-minute Workout features the following:

    ✓ Set how long you want the breaks to be; with 5 second breaks at default, the overall exercise is exactly 6 mins 55 seconds (12 30-second exercises and 11 breaks), this can be increased or decreased
    ✓ Flat UI design, showing all completed exercises above the current exercise, and upcoming exercises directly below it
    ✓ Option to go back or skip forward to different exercises during the workout by scrolling up and down during the workout and tapping the exercise you want to go to
    ✓ 2 progress bars, one for the current 30-second exercise and one for the overall 6-minutes of working out (remember, what makes it a 7 minute workout is the breaks in between)
    ✓ Ability to pause during workout

    Pro Features include:

    ✓ Complete Workout Log, showing you what days you have completed the workout and how many times
    ✓ Voice commands, telling you when to break and when to start which exercise; useful for if you don't want to look at your phone/tablet while working out

    Notice that if you read the science article, it recommends the workout to be completed 2-3 times. This means it is understandable to start out at doing the workout one time through, but eventually you want to move up to at least 2 times through to maximize the effectiveness of the workout.

    Article that the workout is based on:
    http://journals.lww.com/acsm-healthfitness/Fulltext/2013/05000/HIGH_INTENSITY_CIRCUIT_TRAINING_USING_BODY_WEIGHT_.5.aspx

    Users review

    from 1.266 reviews

    "Great"

    8.4