Written on April 11, 2012 at 4:50 pm , by Colleen Travers
Unless you are a personal trainer (oh, you lucky folks who get to work out all day!) squeezing in a gym session can get tricky on a time crunch. We’ve all pulled out a living room plank once or twice and were probably pretty surprised with how effective on-the-go moves like this can be. So we’re curious– if you only had five minutes to exercise, how would you do it? Read below to see what our Twitter followers said and get the most sweat for your seconds!
@anji_rae: Burpees! As long as I have time to clean up after since I’ll be sweaty!
@conformistdiary: Mountain climbers!
@Jensosinfull: Jumping jacks, and lots of them! Maybe some jump rope, too.
@caityrogo: Planks are always a good way to go. A 5-minute plank would hit multiple parts of your body.
@_ChaCha_love: Spiderman push-ups and crunches.
@FITNESSkarla: Can I have five? One minute each of jumping jacks, jumping lunges, burpees (as hard as they are), push-ups and a plank hold!
@Stina_NY: If I only had five minutes I would do squats and lunges!
@stacysbootcamp: Jump squats, burpees, side-to-side push-ups, high knees and pull-ups. Ouch!