Short on time but high on energy? We’ve got the workout for you. This 10 minute total body shredder will get you sweating, with a nice endorphin rush before work or a night out. You can even repeat the circuit to turn this into a full killer workout.
It’s simple, perform each exercise for 60 seconds; moving from one movement to the next with no rest.
Get into a normal high plank, then drop one of your arms down to low plank position (elbow and forearm on the floor). Switch after 30 seconds.
- Side Plank Leg Grab
Get into a side plank, bend your top leg and reach back and hold your ankle with your top hand (like a quad stretch). Switch sides after 30 seconds.
- Crab Reach
Sit on your butt with your knees bent and your arms extended behind you. Reach up into a bridge, twisting one side of your body to extend your arm overhead. Alternate sides for 60 seconds.
- Alternating Lateral Squat
Stand with your legs hip distance apart. Squat laterally with your left leg so that your thigh is at a 90-degree angle with the floor. Alternate sides for 60 seconds.
- Standing Leg Raise
With hands on your hips, raise your leg straight out in front of you, holding for a few seconds at the top. Alternate legs for 60 seconds.
- Iso Squat
Sink down into a squat and count to 5. Repeat movement for 60 seconds.
- Lopsided Pushup
Get into a standard push up posture. Extend your left arm out to your side, balancing on your fingertips. Perform push-ups in this position for 30 seconds. Switch sides.
- Floater Lunge
Balance on one foot and perform a rear lunge. Switch sides after 30 seconds.
- Fingertip Cross Hold
Get into a push-up position and spread your arms wider than your shoulders, slightly out in front of you. Balance on your fingertips and hold the position for 60 seconds.
- Chair Jump Squat
Sink down into a squat with your arms raised above you. Hold this position for 5 seconds and explode up into a jump. Sink down controlled and slowly back into your squat position.