7-Day Beginner’s 10-Minute Morning Workout Challenge

There are many benefits to morning workouts. First of all, working out in the morning means you haven’t depleted your energy stores. Many individuals report being able to push further and go harder when they work out in the morning. Second, an early-morning workout kickstarts your metabolism. It gets all of your systems going. Finally, it energizes you for the day. A morning workout can be more effective than a cup of coffee!

Another benefit of morning workouts is that they help beginners establish a routine. You can exercise your self-discipline and begin working towards your fitness goals. If this has convinced you morning workouts are right for you, we invite you to take our 7-Day Beginner’s 10-Minute Morning Workout Challenge!

We believe that simple workouts can be more effective. Therefore, we’re using short, easy workouts that only take 10 minutes and have just two moves. There’s no excuse!

What You’ll Need: An interval timer (free interval apps are available on your phone), and an optional mat or towel to lay on the floor.

What to Do: Set your timer for 40 seconds of exercise and 20 seconds of rest.  Complete both moves, then repeat four additional times, for a total of 5 rounds.

Below, we’ve included videos showing how to perform each move. Using proper form helps prevent injuries and ensures you’re getting the most out of your workout.

Sunday:
1. Squats
2. Walking Lunges

Monday:
1. Leg Lifts
2. Toe Touches

Tuesday:
1. Push-Ups
2. Plank Hip Twists

Wednesday:
1. Mountain Climbers
2. Walking Lunges

Thursday:
1. Alternating Reverse Lunges
2. Squats

Friday:
1. Leg Lifts
2. Toe Touches

Saturday:
1. Push-Ups
2. Plank Hip Twists

Squat

Walking Lunges

Leg Lifts

Toe Touches

Push-Ups

Plank Hip Twists

Mountain Climbers

Alternating Reverse Lunges