The Bare Basics Workout - No Equipment Necessary

May 18, 2016

The Bare Basics Workout - No Equipment Necessary

The Bare Basics Workout - No Equipment Necessary!


by Megan Linge

Whether you’re on the road, under budget or just need a break from the weights and gym dates…this workout offers the variety and intensity you crave.  You don’t need any equipment or fancy gym memberships!  This full body routine will increase your heart rate and help you drop excess body fat when incorporated into a healthy lifestyle, including a nutrient-dense diet and rest. 

Complete two rounds of each set then complete one final round of each cardio movement.  Rest as little as possible to keep the heart rate up.  Warm up 3-5 minutes beforehand.  Modify as needed.

  • High knee run - 30 seconds
  • Alternating reverse lunges with arms overhead - 30 seconds
  • Full arm plank - 30 seconds
  • Burpees - 30 seconds
  • Squats with forward arm press as the legs extend - 30 seconds
  • Wall sit - 30 seconds
  • Jumping jacks - 30 seconds
  • Pushups - 30 seconds
  • Forearm side plank - 15 seconds/side
  • Jump squat - 30 seconds
  • Full plank with shoulder taps - 30 seconds
  • Side to side squat - 30 seconds 
  • Mountain climbers - 30 seconds
  • Lunge with right knee raise and core rotation to right - 15 seconds, then switch sides
  • Plank walkout with 2 knee drives - 5x

Megan’s fitness journey began when she was in high school, overweight and inactive. After joining her first gym and making changes to her lifestyle, the extra weight dropped and her commitment to health and helping others continued to grow.  Megan is an AFAA Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor.  She can be reached on the following social networks.

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