Wake up and workout! A new day should start you off feeling nice and strong. How you start your day carries over into the rest of your day. Morning workouts help boost your spirits and make you feel energized for the entire day. In addition, this quick rise and shine morning workout is fast-paced and will rev up your metabolism for hours. A high metabolism leads to all day fat burning and faster results. Treat yourself well and conquer the day!
For this workout, you’ll only need a yoga mat and an interval timer which is available on most phones.
5-Minute Rise and Shine Morning Workout
The mornings are the best time of day to workout. Especially when it’s only five minutes. Your favorite song is probably just over five minutes. So start your day with a duo of music and moves.
Reverse lunges combined with jumping jacks, push-ups, and bicycles, will have you feeling rejuvenated and ready to begin your day. Remember to fuel up with a nourishing breakfast that combines complex carbohydrates and lean protein for energy that lasts all day long.
What to Do: Perform each exercise for 45 seconds and then rest 15 seconds before moving onto the next exercise.
Beginners should complete one round, while anyone who is intermediate or advanced should complete 2 and 3 rounds, respectively. If you’re short on time and not a beginner, complete the moves a fast a possible to get the same results.
Intermediate Level: 2 rounds
Advanced Level: 3 rounds
- Reverse Lunge with a Front Kick (Left Leg)
- Jumping Jacks
- Reverse Lunge with a Front Kick (Right Leg)
- Push-Up with Leg Lifts
- Bicycles( fast)
If you’re in need of more fuel try any of these 7 High-Protein Breakfasts to Fuel Your Day.
Reverse Lunge with a Front Kick
Push-Up with Leg Lifts
A hard morning workout deserves a rewarding breakfast. Try our Pick Me Up Breakfast Smoothie to refuel after your workout.