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10-minute energy boosting workout

Don't wait until New Years to get going on those fitness resolutions!

Here's a 10-minute workout that can help boost your energy and get a head start on a healthier lifestyle.

Our friends at Anytime Fitness join us with these tips to crush those fitness goals and boost energy levels! The best part of this workout? It requires no equipment so you can do these moves anywhere, at any time!

Local owners and former military friends, Alex and Brian are opening a new Anytime Fitness gym in Ashland soon.

10-minute workout
Source: Anytime Fitness

Lunge Twist

1 – Stand upright with your arms by your sides.

2 – Take a step forward, dropping your back towards the floor, and raise your arms up in front to shoulder height.

3 – Twist your head, shoulders, and torso to one side.

  • Twist back to the center and push off your front foot to return to the start position.
  • Perform one rep on one side, then switch to the other side. Alternate sides with each rep.

10-minute workout
Source: Anytime Fitness

Incline Push-Up to T

1 – Support your body on your toes and hands with your elbows bent and your hands up on a step or bar.

2 – Push up to a straight arm position, then raise one hand to the ceiling while rotating your body to the same side.

  • Lower your body back to the start position and repeat reaching up to the opposite side.
  • Alternate sides with each rep.

10-minute workout
Source: Anytime Fitness

Step-Up Balance

1 – Stand upright with one foot on a step or bench with your arms at your sides.

2 – Step up onto the bench by pushing down on your front foot and raise your other leg up with a 90-degree angle at the knee.

  • Step down off the bench onto the back foot and repeat.
  • Complete all reps on one side before switching to the other side.

10-minute workout
Source: Anytime Fitness

Star Side Bridge Knee In

1 – Support your body on your side on one knee and one forearm with your other leg straight out and the other arm straight up overhead.

2 – Bend your top knee towards your chest and bring your top elbow down to meet this knee.

  • Maintain your balance on other knee and forearm.
  • Complete all reps on one side before switching to the other side.

10-minute workout
Source: Anytime Fitness

Ice Skater

1 – Start in a semi-squat with one leg stretched out to the side.

2 – Push off your front leg, jumping to the other side and switching your other leg out to the side.

  • Use arms in a swinging motion.
  • Alternate sides with each rep.

10-minute workout
Source: Anytime Fitness

Standing Side Crunch

1 – Stand upright with one arm raised overhead and the same side foot out to the side.

2 – Lower your elbow as you also raise the same side knee up to meet in the middle.

  • Complete all reps on one side before switching to the other side.

10-minute workout
Source: Anytime Fitness

Swimming Superman

1 – Lie face down on the floor with your legs straight and your arms overhead, palms down.

2 – Raise your upper body and legs together about 18 inches off the floor and swing your arms back by your sides, eith palms up.

  • Hold this position briefly, then lower yourself back to the start position and repeat.

10-minute workout
Source: Anytime Fitness

Four Part Crunch

1 – Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat, hands at the sides of your head.

2 – Raise your feet off the floor, brining your knees in towards your chest.

3 – Lift your head and shoulders off the floor, bringing your elbows towards your knees.

4 – Lower your head and shoulders back to the floor.

5 – Lower your feet back to the floor.

  • Repeat the whole sequence.

10-minute workout
Source: Anytime Fitness

Pike Push-Up

1 – Place your feet and hands on the floor with your elbows bent and your hips high up into the air.

2 – Push up to the start position with your arms straight.

  • Bend at the elbows, lowering your head and repeat.

10-minute workout
Source: Anytime Fitness

Glutes Stretch

1 – Stand upright with your arms by your sides.

2 – Raise one knee up to your waist, rotating the ankle up to your opposite hip and placing one hand on your knee and one side on your ankle.

Perform on one side, then switch to the other side. Alternate sides with each rep.


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