5 Circuits you can do in 5 minutes

5 minutes is sometimes all you need to work up a bit of a sweat. Here are 5 of the most effective circuits to complete in 5 minutes!

When should you exercise?

At the start your day, before breakfast, after breakfast,  break up your lunchtimes, help yourself get over that afternoon slump with a mid-afternoon blast or help end your workday by getting them done.

The best scenario is the one that works for you. Morning training isn’t my thing but for you, it might be perfect!

5 Benefits of Exercise

  • Much easier to motivate yourself to do 5 minutes
  • Helps you start to build a healthy habit
  • Offers a positive boost your confidence
  • It will make you feel like you’ve done something
  • Will help you focus later on in the day

5 Home Workout Circuits

Pick your one and get stuck in! Maybe you complete Circuit 1 on Monday, 2 on Tuesday and so on! Turn it into a game and roll a dice. Whatever the number, is the circuit you do that day! Roll a 6, do 100 burpees ;)

Circuit 1

10 Squat Jumps, 10 Push-Ups
8 Squat Jumps, 8 Push-Ups
6 Squat Jumps, 6 Push-Ups
4 Squat Jumps, 4 Push-Ups
2 Squat Jumps, 2 Push-Ups

60s Plank

Circuit 2

20s Jumping Jacks
20s Crunches
20s Mountain Climbers

Circuit 3

60s High Knees
60s Lunges
60s Push-Ups
60s Burpees
60s Squats

Circuit 4

60s Wall Squat Hold

As soon as the wall squat hold finishes go into:
30 Bicycle crunches,
20 flutter kicks,
10 Crunches
x3 (at the start of each minute)

60s Wall Squat Hold

Circuit 5

30s High Knees
30s Mountain Climbers
30s Burpees

30s Plank

If you’re struggling to complete these circuits yourself and want some accountability or motivation, why don’t you look at coming along to one of our boot camps. We have sessions running all over Aberdeen and Edinburgh. See the full timetable for Aberdeen here or Edinburgh here.

Or you can sign up for a free trial here.