Exercise

7-Minute Workout For Professionals On-The-Go

You are busy. In your jam-packed day where you are even rushing to catch your breath, how is it possible to fit in a workout session in your schedule? Well, if you don’t have 30 or 60 minutes for a full workout, you definitely have 7 minutes that you could spare. Studies indicate that adults must get 150 minutes of moderate exercise each week. However, if you are unable to make it, you aren’t alone. In this article at VeryWell Fit, Darla Leal shares some 7-minute high-intensity workouts that can provide you with a quick jolt of cardio and strength training amidst your busy work and home schedules.

Exercises to Perform

Jumping Jacks

Stand with feet hip-width apart. Jump with your feet open as you raise your arms to form an X shape. Jump with your feet back together as you lower your arms to your side.

Wall Sit

This exercise targets your glutes, hamstrings, and quads. Stand with your back to a wall. Lower your body until hips, knees, and ankles are at 90-degree angles. Ensure to keep your lower back pressed against the wall.

Push Up

Start with high plank and keep your wrists under your shoulders. Lower your chest to the floor, keep your legs, hips, and back in a straight line. Lower down until your elbows are at 90-degree angles. Press into palms to push back up.

Crunches

Lie on your back with knees bent. Place your hands on the sides of your head. Lift your shoulder blades off the floor a few inches, exhaling as you lift.

Step Up

Stand facing a chair and lift your right foot onto the seat. Press into the right foot’s heel to lift your body onto the chair, balancing on the right leg. Lower your back down to the floor. Switch legs and repeat.

Squat

Stand with feet just wider than hip-width, hips stacked over knees, knees over ankles. Hinge at your hips and bend your knees to lower your body. Rise and repeat.

To read the original article, click on https://www.verywellfit.com/seven-minute-workouts-4587075.

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