Here are 5 simple moves you can do in the comfort of your own home, with little to no equipment.
If you have some stairs to work with, and a 15-20 minute block of time, you could get a really great cardio workout in!
Exercise doesn’t need to be in hour or half hour increments to have a beneficial effect.
You could also incorporate these exercises throughout the day, by doing one set of 10-20 reps of all 5 exercises, a few times throughout the day. It only takes a few minutes to complete one full set (less than 5 minutes). It’s a nice way to perk yourself up when at work, rather than going for that 2nd or 3rd coffee, or sugary treat.
If you have the time to do a 15-20 minute workout with stairs, try doing one set of stairs, followed by one set of these 5 exercises, then 2 sets of stairs, followed by 1 set of these exercises, then 3 sets and so on.
Here are the 5 exercises. In the video, you will see the modifications.
- Side to side steps or hops
- Squats or squat press
- Modified jumping jacks or regular jumping jacks
- Step taps or step hop taps
- Alternating knee to elbow twist or do it with a weight