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Have 10 Minutes to Spare? Try These 10-Minute Power Workouts

Monday, May 15, 2017

What better way to celebrate National Women’s Health Week than with five power workouts! What’s even better is that they’re only 10 minutes long! You can do them on your lunch break, before breakfast, or before bed. Whenever you have 10 minutes and want to get your blood pumping in support of National Women’s Health Week, here are five workouts you’re sure to love.

COMPLETE BODY TONING

• 1 minute skipping

• 10 squats

• 10 pushups

• 10 crunches

• Repeat 4-5 times

THIGH WORKOUT

• 24 dynamic lunges: alternate legs with each lunge

• 24 squats

• 12 power lunges: jump in and out of the lunge position

• 12 power squats: jump in and out of the squat position

• Perform 3-4 sets

• 2 minutes running

ON-THE-SPOT

• 1 minute squats with shoulder press: use weight or medicine ball up to 20 pounds

• 2 minutes jumping jacks

• 15 tricep dips

• 15 bench/table pushups

• 2 minutes fast pace lateral jumps: side to side over imaginary line

• 2 minutes desk pull-ups: sit beneath table, grab outside with underhand grip, pull body up toward table with arms

• 1 minute bicycle crunches

INTENSE CARDIO

• 1 minute step jumps

• 1 minute butt-kickers

• 1 minute upper cuts

• 1 minute alternate arm punches

• 1 minute cross jumps

ALLOVER BODY WEIGHTS

• 10 narrow pushups

• 1 minute bridge with under arm tuck (each side)

• 20 Sumo squats

• 10 wide pushups

• 20 static lunges on each leg

• Each exercise should last 1 minute before moving on

Source: http://www.womenshealthandfitness.com.au/fitness/workouts/46-express-exercise