Do this 5 minute Fitness workout style and your body will thank you

Do this 5 minute Fitness workout style and your body will thank you

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Do this 5 minute Fitness workout style and your body will thank you Taking care of our body is very important for both physical and mental benefits. Along with eating clean and living healthy, this is a very simple for minute workout that your body will love you for, this workout also requires no equipment (just a mat or a bare floor, whichever will do).

Without further and let’s get into the workout.

1. High knee jog in place

This is a very good form of cardio. It increases heart rate and it’s very effective for burning fat. To do high knees, simply stand straight then jump while bringing up one knee to the opposite elbow and do the same for the other knee. You can just bring up one knee to the opposite elbow without jumping for low intensity.

Do this for one minute.

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2. Lunges

It’s a great exercises for the entire lower body region. It’s famous for helping to burn fat while toning the leg muscles and also works on your gluts and butt too. To do a lunge, stand straight with hands are firmly on your hips, then step forward with one foot and lower the body such that one knee is parallel to the other foot. Get to starting position and repeat the same for the other leg. You can also add a jump if you wish to increase the difficulty

Do this for 1 minute

3. Crunches

Crunches are great for the abdominal region. It helps to strengthen the core muscles and burn fat thereby giving your abs definition. To do a crunch, lie flat on your back with feet lifted above the ground , then lift up a little with your core muscles and reach to touch the tip of your toes, hold for a second and return to start position. You may choose to keep your feet on the floor and reach to your knees instead for low intensity.

Do this for 30 seconds

4. Jumping jacks

It’s one of the most popular and very effective exercise for burning fat and building muscles. To do jumping jacks, stand straight with your hands by your side and legs close together, then jump and spread legs and arms apart, jump back to normal position and repeat.

Do this for 30 seconds

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5. Squats

Squats are very famous for burning fat in the legs. To do a proper squat, stand with your feet apart with palms touching then lower your body slowly making sure to engage your abdominal and glute muscles. Remember to keep a straight back and don’t lean forward as this will only make it less effective.

Do this for 30 seconds

6. Planks

Planks are one of the best body weight exercises. They engage every muscle group in the body and have become one of the most done exercises in the fitness world. To do proper plank, lie on your chest with feet close together, then bring your hands under your chest not too close together and lift your entire body up using your hands, core and glute muscles to keep your body balanced. Don’t let your body be arched upwards or drooped downwards and try to stay as balanced as possible. Be sure to inhale and exhale slowly.

7. Stretch

Stand with your hands pointing up and your feet apart, then bend towards and touch your feet with the opposite hand making sure to stretch all the way.

Stretching is very important after each workouts, it improves bone flexibility and reduces soreness.

Stretch for about one minute.

Workout summary:

  • High knees jog in place: 1 min
  • Lunges: 1 min
  • Crunches: 30 sec
  • Jumping Jacks: 30 sec
  • Squats: 30 sec
  • Plank: 30 sec
  • Stretch: 1 min

Total: 5 minutes.

Five minutes isn’t too much for exercising, it’s almost the time anyone would spend in the bathroom or the amount of time you would take to scroll through one social media checking notifications and replying messages. Five minutes is barely two songs. Five minutes will pass in your day without being utilized do use it to improve your health with this simple workout.

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Do this 5 minute Fitness workout style and your body will thank you

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