Today’s Fit Challenge: Full-Body Workout in 20 Minutes

Full-Body Workout in 20 Minutes

The kids are napping and you finally have 20 free minutes to yourself, so what will you do with it? Today’s Fit Challenge fits in easily with your time crunch, and should take no longer than 20 minutes! Instead of browsing your social media accounts, try completing this full-body workout instead. You’ll feel energized, and you’ll be one step closer to wearing that pre-baby bikini you’ve always loved. Now go!

30 Mountain Climbers

This probably is the most effective workout as it works on the entire body as you need to use your whole body to do them correctly. Some benefits that come with mountain climbers are increased circulation, stronger arms, core and leg muscles. All you need to do is a couple set of 50 and you can do them while watching TV if you like.

Push-up

10 Pushups

Your entire body is at work when you perform this move. Your core, arms and back all work together to stabilize your movement as you push up and down

20 Tuck Jump

It is quite logical to think that jumping in place cannot be as good as running, but the fact is that tuck jumps can boost your stamina and help you get rid of a huge number of calories in a short period of time. The best part is that you don’t have to go out to exercise and you don’t need a spacious room to perform them. While you are performing tuck jumps, put your arms in front of your body and extend them. In addition, pull the knees up while jumping.

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try, try, try again.

burpee

10 Burpees

Similar to up-downs with a jump added into the motion, this is a full body exercise  targets your central part and also increases your stamina. After the first couple of sets, you should be able to the increase the speed of your motions. For optimal results, try to do them as fast as you can. Ideally, you should be doing 100 of these per day. The results will be inevitable in only a week.

30 Jumping Jacks

Add light hand weights to this simple aerobic exercise if you’re looking for a challenge, and make sure to keep your back straight!

Abdominal-Plank__

60-Second Plank Hold

“Core strength” is more than just a fitness buzz term, remember  that you probably don’t do enough sit-ups. Core strength actually refers to the strength of deep muscle groups in your abdomen, back, and glutes — the three muscle groups that are essential to supporting your spine and helping you maintain your balance.

Complete these six moves to completion, and then repeat two more times for a total of three rounds.

 

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