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The Hardcore Bodyweight Workout You Can Do In Under 5 Minutes

Only have a few minutes and zero equipment? Bodyweight workouts don't have to be boring or easy; just try this 5-minute bodyweight workout from trainer Kaisa Keranen (@kaisafit). As the genius behind our 30-Day Tabata Challenge, this girl knows her stuff about Tabata—the magical workout formula that lets you get a sweat sesh in crazy-quick.

How it works: Do each move for 20 seconds, then rest for 10 seconds, going all. out. with your effort. Repeat the circuit two to four times, and you can rest easy (and exhausted) knowing you fit a workout into your day.

Forward Jump to 2-to-1 Back

A. Stand with feet shoulder-width apart.
B. Explosively jump forward, landing in squat position.
C. Lightly jump back on right foot, bringing left foot down to a squat.
D. Jump on left foot, bringing right foot down for a squat. Repeat.

Do AMRAP for 20 seconds; rest for 10 seconds.

Push-Up to Opposite Hand-Toe Tap

A. Begin in push-up position, with hands wider than shoulder-width and right hand staggered slightly forward.
B. Lower body to floor. Push up and drive left knee up to torso to touch right hand.
C. Return to starting position and repeat.

Do AMRAP for 20 seconds; rest for 10 seconds. Do every other set on the opposite side.

Lunge Switch with Kick Out

A. Bring left leg back into a reverse lunge.
B. Quickly switch legs into a left lunge, then kick right leg out in front.
C. Bring right leg behind you into a reverse lunge. Repeat.

Do AMRAP for 20 seconds; rest for 10 seconds.

Boat Hold Bicycles

A. Sit on the floor with hands behind head and legs lifted in front of you.
B. Twist torso so opposite elbow touches opposite knee.
C. Alternate sides, coming back to center in between.

Do AMRAP for 20 seconds; rest for 10 seconds.


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