6 Minute Workout for Better Sleep

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This is a mini workout for beginners designed to tone, define, and get your heart rate up just enough so that you can then put your head on your pillow and fall right to sleep! These before-sleeping workout exercises use your own bodyweight to perform 6 moves. All you need is some commitment and determination to perform this workout every night, 365 days a year. This is absolutely doable as this routine takes just 6 minutes including rest periods!

Equipment Needed: interval timer (free app download) and yoga mat

What to Do: Perform each exercise for 45 seconds with 15 seconds rest in between. Make sure to watch the videos below for correct form. Do this routine right before you go to sleep – it can even be done in your pajamas!


1. Jumping Jacks
2. Knee Pushups
3. High Knees
4. Bodyweight Squats
5. Square Jumps
6. Bicycle

Jumping Jacks

Knee Pushups

High Knees

Bodyweight Squats

Square Jumps


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One Comment on "6 Minute Workout for Better Sleep"

  1. Mushhood  August 10, 2015

    This is awesome , i am not actually fat but only my belly a bit … started doing this plus i eat 4 sandwiches in a whole ONE day. and im losing the belly .. not fast but i see improvement! thanks!


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