Fitness 101: Absolute Beginner’s Workout

Get in shape in less than 5 minutes per day. This beginner routine requires no special equipment.

In less than 5 minutes per day you can begin to get fit. Fitness 101 for Beginner’s is a workout designed for anyone new or returning to fitness. This routine is a great way to gradually build endurance and strength. The routine below requires no special equipment. Let’s get moving!

Equipment Needed: Desk, kitchen countertop, or wall for pushups, and interval timer.

What To Do: Complete each move for 45 seconds, rest 15 seconds after each exercise. Complete one round. Increase the number of rounds by one each week. Perform routine 4 times weekly for 30 days. Review the videos for correct form.


1. March in Place
2. Body Squats
3. March in Place
4. Standing Push-ups

March in Place (knees up)

Body Squats

Standing Pushups

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Gale Compton

Gale co-founded SkinnyMs. with a goal to provide women with delicious recipes, fitness routines, and ways to reach their ideal weight. Gale has been featured on the Today Show in which she won a cook off for the best Lasagna. Be sure to search for her winning recipe, Skinny Lasagna Rolls.

Guided by her firm belief in healthy eating and the power of exercise, Gale has written two cookbooks and several fitness ebooks. She earned her Fitness Training Certification from, National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association. Gale loves to run with her dog Maggie and has completed numerous half-marathons.

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