8 Best Exercises To Stay Fit When You’re Short on Time

Jumping Jacks: Stand with feet together, arms at sides. Jump, spread legs, and raise arms overhead. Return to starting position with another jump. Aim for three sets of 30 seconds each.

Burpees: Start standing, drop into squat, place hands on floor. Jump feet back to plank, perform pushup. Jump feet back to squat, explosively jump up. Aim for three sets of 10 to 15 reps.

Mountain Climbers: Begin in plank, arms straight. Alternate bringing knees toward chest. Increase speed with good form. Aim for three sets of 30 seconds each.

Plank: Start in plank position, arms straight. Maintain a straight line from head to heels. Hold for 30 to 60 seconds. Aim for three sets.

Squat Jumps: Stand with feet shoulder-width apart. Perform squat, explosively jump up. Land softly, immediately go into the next squat. Aim for three sets of 15 to 20 reps.

High Knees: Stand with feet hip-width apart. Lift knees toward chest alternately. Aim for three sets of 30 seconds each.

Pushups: Start in plank, hands slightly wider than shoulders. Lower body by bending elbows. Push back up to starting position. Aim for three sets of 10 to 15 reps.

Lunges: Stand, step forward with one foot, lower body. Push back to starting position. Repeat on the other leg. Aim for three sets of 12 to 15 lunges per leg.