In this 10-minute routine, we’ll be incorporating a series of exercises that will target your cardiovascular fitness, strength, and endurance. Each exercise will be performed for 45 seconds with a brief rest in between. The goal is to push yourself during the work intervals, giving it your all, and then recovering during the rest periods.
Jumping Jacks: 45 seconds
Stand with your feet together and arms by your sides.
Jump while spreading your legs out wide and raising your arms overhead.
Jump back to the starting position and repeat for 45 seconds.
Push-Ups: 45 seconds
Start in a high plank position with your hands shoulder-width apart.
Lower your body by bending your elbows until your chest nearly touches the floor.
Push yourself back up to the starting position and repeat for 45 seconds.
(Modify by performing push-ups on your knees if needed.)
High Knees: 45 seconds
Stand with your feet hip-width apart.
Run in place while lifting your knees up towards your chest as high as possible.
Continue for 45 seconds, pumping your arms as if you were running.
Squat Jumps: 45 seconds
Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.
Lower into a squat position by bending your knees.
Explosively jump up, reaching your arms overhead.
Land softly back into the squat position and repeat for 45 seconds.
Mountain Climbers: 45 seconds
Start in a high plank position with your hands directly under your shoulders.
Alternate bringing your knees towards your chest in a running motion.
Keep your core engaged and continue for 45 seconds.
Plank: 45 seconds
Lie face down and place your forearms on the ground, elbows under your shoulders.
Lift your body off the ground, balancing on your forearms and toes.
Keep your body in a straight line from head to heels.
Hold this position for 45 seconds, engaging your core muscles.
Repeat the entire circuit for a total of 2 rounds, taking a 30-second rest between rounds if needed. Stay hydrated throughout the workout and listen to your body. Enjoy your HIIT session!