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Recumbent bike

%CODE1%Pedal at an easy pace with a light resistance (0-25%) for 5 minutes.After 5 minutes are up, pedal as fast as you can at the same resistance for 10 seconds. This is the beginning...

Stair climber and rowing

%CODE1%Treadmill warm-up: Start the treadmill on a low level where you can move at a walking pace. As you get comfortable, start to lift your knees for a march-like walk. To modify, do not...

Mind-body routine

%CODE1%Inhale/exhales: Step your feet slightly wider than hip width with your toes pointing out. Bend your knees so they are right over your toes and sink down into your hips. As you rise, bring...

Circuit workout

%CODE1%Warm up: Jump rope Grab a rope! One of suitable length will reach your armpits when you stand on its center. Position yourself near a clock to keep track of...

Dead bug progression

%CODE1%Alternate legs only movement: Laying on your back with your hands on your ASIS (top of your hips, description in video) and your legs in a “table top” position (90 degrees hips and 90...

5 ab exercises

%CODE1%Leg-Switch: Sit on the ground with your feet on the floor and a flat back. Slowly grab one knee as the other leg extends straight out and then alternate. Begin at a slow pace...

5 Quiet Exercises

%CODE1%Split Squats Beginning in a lunge position with one foot forward and one foot back, lunge down until your knee touches or comes close to touching the ground and come back to the...

Whole-body workout

%CODE1%Squats With JabsStand with your legs hip width and arms by your sides. Slowly bend your knees, making sure they are in-line over your toes. With your back straight in this squat, make fists...

4-minute fitness: Tabata method

%CODE1%Tabata Squats To perform a squat, stand with your feet slightly wider than shoulder-width apart, with your hands across your chest, pointed straight ahead, or behind your head. Sit back and down, keeping...

Routine in a bedroom

%CODE1%Down Dog to PlankBegin in a forward fold with your hands touching your toes. Place your palms flat on the ground and begin to walk your feet back into down dog. Knees can be...