Changing your lifestyle to incorporate clean eating, and making time for frequent, rigorous workouts, are staples of the SkinnyMs. philosophy. But did you know, especially at the very beginning of your wellness journey, that committing to a only a quick burst of physical activity each day can get you fantastic results? In just a few minutes each morning, you can begin to pave the way to a healthy life, and reap some daily benefits as well!
Here’s a mini workout, designed especially for beginners, that will get your heart pumping and give you energy that lasts all day. It’s a perfect solution to those mid-morning and afternoon yawns. And, the other good news is that it’s designed to tighten and tone using only your body weight. No special equipment is required – just you and your commitment to perform this workout 365 days a year. When you’re ready, move onto our more challenging Mini Workout, also for the a.m.
Here’s how it works:
- Start this workout first thing each morning before you shower or do your normal morning routine.
- Watch the videos below for correct form.
- Make this workout a part of your morning routine, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
- Complete this routine one time only, one exercise after the other without resting.
1. Jumping Jacks – 25 reps
2. March or jog in Place with High Knees – 50 reps (25 each side)
3. Vanity Push-ups – 50 reps (use your bathroom vanity or kitchen counter top)
4. Plie Squats – 20 reps
5. Jumping Jacks – 25 reps
March in Place with High Knees