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A 10-minute, no-equipment HIIT workout to add to your fitness routine

Personal trainer Eunice shares a quick lower-body blast that you can do right in your living room.

Personal trainer Eunice shares a quick lower-body blast that you can do right in your living room

Looking for a quick cardio blast to start your day or something fresh to mix into your existing at-home workout regimen? 

In this video from the CBC Creator Network, personal trainer Eunice will lead you through a 10-minute, HIIT-style workout that requires no equipment (aside from an optional mat and a recommended glass of water nearby) and pays special attention to muscles in the core and lower body. Modifications are provided for most of the moves, so you can adjust the routine to suit your body's needs and the intensity level you're seeking. 

Watch the video for Eunice's full demonstration, and scroll down to see a complete breakdown of the circuits you'll be doing throughout. 

Warm-up

30 seconds per exercise.

  • High knees
  • Standing crossover toe touches
  • Pulse squats
  • Reach shuffles
  • Recover for 30 seconds.

Circuit 1 (lower body)

30 seconds per exercise with a 20-second break between each one.

  • Rotating pop squats
  • Side lunges with toe touch
  • Jumping jacks
  • Wide sumo squat with toe raises
  • Alternating lunge jacks with jump squat
  • Recover for 30 seconds, and get down on your yoga mat if using.

Circuit 2 (core)

30 seconds per exercise with a 20-second break between each one.

  • Sitting elbow-to-toe reach
  • Sitting knee tuck with reverse plank raise
  • Lying side crunch with front toe tap (right)
  • Lying side crunch with front toe tap (left)
  • Burpee with plank jack
  • Recover for 30 seconds.

Cool-down

20 seconds per exercise.

  • Dangling pose
  • Hip circles (switching directions halfway through)
  • Shoulder rotations (switching directions halfway through)
  • Ankle rotations (switching legs halfway through)
  • Sumo stretch

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