Can A 15 Minute No-Gym Workout Be Just The Thing For You?

If you don’t have enough time to exercise or just can’t fit in a gym workout into your schedule – read on. This may be the best solution for you. The following no-gym workout was devised by Katie Riley, certified as a personal trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and specializes in small group training, indoor cycling and gravity training instruction. She is also a health writer and editor and has written for Prevention, and the University of California, San Diego Health Sciences. She lives in San Diego and is an instructor at Evolve Health and Fitness.

Setting aside a little time to sweat can have a huge payoff: According to a 2011 study in the journal Lancet, people who fit in just 15 minutes of exercise each day were healthier and lived three more years than those who didn’t. That’s why I recommend getting a minimum of that amount of activity daily, no matter how hectic your schedule is.

Almost anywhere you are , you can squeeze in this fast and effective no-gym workout, which targets your major muscle groups using nothing but your own body weight. All you need is a watch or clock to keep time, plus a few tissues to mop up the sweat!

 The No-gym Workout Circuit

1. Squats: 

2. Pushups:

3. Jumping Jacks: 

4. Lunges: 

5. Plank: 

6. Squat Jumps: 

7. Bicycle Crunch: 

You can read the complete article with detailed instruction how to perform each exercise
click here.

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