Use Your Own Body Weight Workout

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Are you ready to burn fat and tone your entire body by using your own bodyweight?  We’ve designed a workout that tones every major muscle group, burns fat, boosts metabolism, and does so in less than 20 minutes a day. It is recommended this workout be performed 3 x’s weekly for optimal results.

Equipment Needed:  a yoga mat or towel, a chair for stability (optional), and a box, bench, or step approximately 6″ high

What to Do: Complete 4 circuits, one exercise after the other with little to no rest in between each exercise. Rest 1-2 minutes after each circuit before starting the next one. Be sure to watch the video below and follow along.


1. Jumping Jacks – 50 reps
2. Stationary Lunges – 25 reps each leg
3. Squats – 25 reps
4. Bicycle Crunches – 40 reps
5. Tricep Dips – 12 reps
6. Plank – 45 seconds

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6 Comments on "Use Your Own Body Weight Workout"

  1. Chris  August 25, 2014

    Good, solid workout. Thanks! I did the four circuits and it took about 30 minutes, which was perfect.

    • SkinnyMs  August 26, 2014

      Chris, You're welcome!

  2. Didi13  June 23, 2016

    Great workout. Did this in my bedroom while kids ate breakfast. Thank you, worked up a good sweat.

    • Gale Compton  June 25, 2016

      Diane, I also love this workout and the fact that it can easily be done at home. My dog loves being near when I work out. lol 🙂

  3. Carrie  November 1, 2016

    The video doesn’t match the list of exercises provided?

    • Kym Votruba  November 1, 2016

      Thank you for letting us know. We will have the correct video up shortly.


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