Best 5 minute busy woman workout

You’re probably thinking, can a 5-minute workout really make a difference? The answer is YES!!! Research has found that you can benefit greatly from micro-workouts, also known as Fast Exercise, even as short as one minute long. Bottom line, any exercise is going to immediately make you feel happier, strengthen your body, increase energy levels, better your sleep, and improve your overall health. If you’re still skeptical, throw on your sneakers, set your alarm and challenge yourself by trying this tested 5-minute “busy woman workout” that’s especially helpful when you’re short on time.

  • Start with 30 jumping jacks to get warmed up.
  • Continue by jogging in place for 1-minute.
  • Next, move right into 30 lunges.
  • Continue working those leg muscles with 30 squats (being sure to keep your knees behind your toes).
  • Then give yourself 30 pushups, full body or with knees down (you can always work your way up).
  • Stay on floor for a 1-minute plank……and you’re done!

This quick collection of exercises works your heart, legs, back, butt and abdominals in about 5-minutes, give or take, depending on how quickly you move through it. Add some additional exercises, do this workout twice or three times through or develop your own “busy woman, or man, workout”. Remember, anything is better than nothing when it comes to exercise.

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