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10 Quick Workouts to Squeeze in During the Holidays

Nov 25, 2015

There’s no doubt that we are approaching the busiest time of the year. Between shopping, holiday parties, kids activities and family; how are you going to find time to get to the gym? Rather than giving up on your workout routine, try these ten workout routines that are easy to squeeze in during this hectic time of year.

20-Minute Full-Body Workout

Complete this circuit five times for an intense full-body workout.

Step 1: Complete 10 Pushups

Step 2: 1-minute of Jumping Jacks

Step 3: 10 Spider Lunges

Step 4: 1-minute Jumping Jacks

Step 5: 10 Jumping Lunges

Step 6: 1-minute Jumping Jacks

Step 7: 10 Plank Walkouts

Rest for 45 seconds and repeat.

Quick Total-Body Workout

This workout will break your exercises into two circuits that work separate muscle groups. Do each exercise as fast as possible to get a good muscle and cardio workout.

Step 1: 10 Jumping Lunges

Step 2: 10 Spider Lunges

Rest for two minutes and repeat for a total of 8 times.

Step 3: 10 Pushups

Step 4: 10 Walkouts

Rest for two minutes and repeat for a total of 8 times.

20-Minute at Home Core Workout

Complete this circuit 10 times to get your abs burning. Set your timer for this for a total of 20 minutes.

Step 1: Spider Lunges 30 seconds

Rest 10 seconds

Step 2: Side Lunges 30 seconds

Rest 10 seconds

Step 3: Plank 30 seconds

Rest 10 seconds

Repeat the circuit a total of 10 times for a solid 20-minute workout.

Quick Powerful Core Workout

Here’s another tough core workout that you can squeeze in your spare time.

Step 1: 10 Plank Taps

Step 2: Jumping Jacks 1 minute

Step 3: 10 Walkouts

Step 4: Jumping Jacks 1 minute

Step 5: 10 Single-Leg Deadlifts

Step 6: Jumping jacks 1 minute

Step 7: 10 Jumping Lunges

Rest 1 minute and repeat for a total of 5 times.

Strong Core Workout

This is another workout that’s split into two circuits. Complete each circuit 8 times for a total core workout.

Step 1: 10 Plank Taps

Step 2: 10 Jumping Lunges

Rest for two minutes and repeat eight times.

Step 3: 10 Spider Lunges

Step 4: 10 Reverse Lunges

Rest for two minutes and repeat eight times.

20-Minute Upper-Body Burnout

Complete this circuit 10 times going as fast as possible.

Step 1: Pushups 30 seconds

Rest 10 seconds

Step 2: Plank Taps 30 seconds

Rest 10 Seconds

Step 3: Plank Walkouts 30 seconds

Rest 10 seconds and repeat the circuit 10 times for a total upper-body workout

Lower-Body Power Workout

Part A

Step 1: 10 Squat Jumps

Step 2: 10 Side Lunges

Rest and repeat this circuit 8 times.

Part B

Step 3: 10 Jumping Lunges

Step 4: 10 Glue Bridges

Rest and repeat this circuit 8 times.

High-Intensity Lower Body Circuit

Here’s another workout that will work your lower body. Try to do as many reps of each exercise as you can in the 30 seconds.

Step 1: Squat Jumps 30 seconds

Rest 10 seconds

Step 2: Single-leg Deadlifts 30 seconds

Rest 10 seconds

Step 3: Glute Bridges 30 seconds

Rest for a minute and repeat the circuit for a total of 10 times.

Quick Lower-Body Workout

Here’s another lower body workout that won’t take long, but will have your legs feeling the burn. Perform each circuit 5 times for this workout.

Step 1: 10 Reverse Lunges

Step 2: Jumping Jacks 1 Minute

Step 3: 10 Side Lunges

Step 4: Jumping Jacks 1 Minute

Step 5: 10 Squats

Step 6: Jumping Jacks 1 Minute

Step 7: 10 Single-Leg Deadlifts

Rest for one minute and repeat the circuit five times.

Fast Full-Body Workout

Step 1: 30 squat pulses

Rest 30 seconds

Step 2: 20 Pushups

Rest 30 seconds

Step 3: 20 full sit-ups

Rest 30 seconds

20 Plank body saw’s

Rest for 1 minute

Repeat this five times for an intense full-body workout.

There are many workout routines that you can squeeze into your busy holiday schedule. Contact your Fitness Together® trainer for a specific workout routine. Don’t have a Fitness Together trainer? You can find one at www.fitnesstogether.com.

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