Brrrr! It’s almost that time of year where you can see your own breath as soon as you step outside. When the outdoor temp drops, most of us can’t wait to get back inside to the comforts of our homes. As a result, we tend to skip the gym. No worries! You can still get a good workout inside your home with exercises that can be anywhere, anytime. All of these exercises require NO equipment so they can be performed just about anywhere.
Check out this list of 5 moves you can try in your home today!
1. High Knees
If it’s too cold to run outside and you don’t have a treadmill at home, no worries! High knees are a great cardio exercise that gets your heart pumping and your muscles moving.
A beginner may want to perform the exercise by standing tall, raising one knee at a time, and lowering the foot to the floor.
If you are more advanced and looking for more intense cardio, perform the moving at the pace of a jog or run. High knees can be incorporated into a warm-up, an exercise routine, or done in sets.
2. Jumping Jacks
Jumping jacks are a throwback exercise that most of us became familiar with in P.E. class. Jumping jacks are a good way to get your heart rate up and get your blood flowing.
If traditional jumping jacks bore you, spice it up with jack squats, where your traditional jumping jack ends in a squat. This will give you a cardio and lower body workout at the same time. To get in a full workout with jumping jacks, perform them in sets of 30 – 50 along with other exercises.
Push-ups are another exercise that your P.E. coach taught you. Push-ups are a great strength-building exercise that can be done on any hard, flat surface in your home. With push-ups, you strengthen and build your