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7 Home Workouts You Can Try Right Now

By Faith Brar | March 20, 2020 | Shape

Just because you're stuck inside and can't make it to your workout class doesn't mean you have to forgo your scheduled sweat.

At-Home Cardio Workout

No one feels like going to the gym when it's snowy, slushy, or rainy outside. I mean, that's one of the reasons working out at home is so fab. That's why trainer and fitness YouTuber Kym Perfetto crafted this at-home cardio workout that you can do anywhere, anytime—and that's not even the best part. To get a serious sweat started, you also won't need any equipment and barely any space—so basically, there's no excuse to cop out. Simply blast through each move for 30 seconds, rest for 30 seconds, and repeat as many times as you want.

30-Minute CrossFit Workout

You'll definitely see muscle definition that inspires confidence after crushing this classic CrossFit-style workout by Jared Stein, cofounder and head coach at WillyB CrossFit in New York City. The 30-minute workout starts with a couple warm-up exercise, followed by a strength-training portion. It ends with a metcon (metabolic conditioning), which is 21 reps of three simple exercises (kettlebell swingsburpees, and goblet squats), then 15 reps, then nine—with no built-in rest. "See how hard you can go until you finish," says Stein. "It's tailored so that right when you hit the point of total exhaustion, you'll be at the finish line."

14-Minute Full-Body Circuit

Similar to the workouts on Kayla Itsines' Sweat with Kayla appthis workout consists of a two-round circuit, each lasting seven minutes. Start by setting your timer, and aim to complete all five exercises in the circuit as many times as you can before the time's up. Then, take a 30-second break and reset your timer for another seven minutes. Complete the circuit again for your full 14-minute workout. (Next up, try Itsines' do-anywhere seven-minute circuit.)

5-Minute Workout for Strong Arms

Trainer and overall badass Kym Perfetto is back and ready to help you score strong, lean arms that you're proud of with this five-minute, five-move, at-home arm workout. (She's your go-to girl for lower abs workouts and inner thigh exercises, too.)

All you'll need is a mat (and even that is optional). Simply do each exercise for 30 seconds, then move on to the next. Once you're done with all five, repeat the circuit one more time. (Looking for a workout that uses weights? Try this at-home dumbbell arm workout instead.)

The Ultimate Lower-Abs Workout

Emily Skye, a Reebok Global Ambassador and creator of the F.I.T. program, created this workout to blast your core from every angle. Simply grab a mat and do 10 to 15 reps of each move two or three times each—or however many times as you want. (Pair this abs workout with her kettlebell workout for a better butt or these five HIIT moves you can do anywhere—yep, like your living room.)

Crazy Tough 4-Minute Tabata Workout

If you're looking to switch things up, these four unique exercises from trainer Kaisa Keranen should do the trick. Together, they will test your strength and coordination while getting you sweaty in just four minutes flat. (ICYMI these are the Tabata basics you need to know.)

Here's how it works: Do as many reps as possible for 20 seconds, then rest for 10 seconds. Repeat the circuit two to four times. The end.

At-Home Barre Workout

If anything gets between you and your barre class, this at-home, ballet-inspired-routine will help you get your fix. Lift, lengthen, and tone your entire body with nine simple moves. All you'll need is a sturdy high-back chair and a set of light hand weights (2 to 5 pounds).

This article was written by Faith Brar for Shape and was legally licensed through the NewsCred publisher network. Please direct all licensing questions to legal@newscred.com.

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