The Killer Push-Up/Plyo Workout That Only Takes 4 Minutes
Steal four moves from #fitspo trainer Kaisa Keranen's playbook to torch calories, fast
Sometimes you're just too busy to hit the gym or need a workout that'll get your heart fired up in the time you'd normally take to warm up in spin class. That's when you should tap Kaisa Keranen (a.k.a. @KaisaFit) for this 4-minute all-over burner. These four moves are guaranteed to have you sweating in no time. (More from Kaisa: 4 Plank and Plyometric Exercises That Work Your Entire Body)
This format is pulled from Tabata workouts, the OG form of high-intensity interval training. How it works: for each move, do AMRAP (as many reps as possible) in 20 seconds, then rest for 10 seconds. Repeat the circuit two to four times for a quick, intense routine that will hit your whole body.
A. Starting with feet together, jump into a lunge on one side.
B. Jump feet together, then jump into a lunge on the opposite side. Repeat.
Push-Up with Straight Leg Kick
A. Lower into a push-up.
B. Push up and kick left leg toward left triceps. Repeat. Perform every other circuit on the opposite side.
In and Out Squat Jump Taps
A. Jump feet into a squat position, lowering down and tapping the ground with one hand.
B. Jump feet together, then back out, squatting and tapping the ground with the opposite hand. Repeat.
A. Start in downward dog.
B. Bend arms in a triceps push-up and pull chest through to upward dog.
C. Push back to downward dog. Repeat.