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‘All you need is 20 minutes:’ 4 exercises to help elevate your heart rate

‘All you need is 20 minutes:’ 4 exercises to help elevate your heart rate | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2
‘All you need is 20 minutes:’ 4 exercises to help elevate your heart rate | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2

HOUSTON – Are you ready to sweat it out this summer?!

Whether you’re looking to tone up or you’re simply looking to get on your feet and elevate your heart rate, we’re sharing a HIIT workout you can do from the comfort of your home and it requires zero equipment.

Certified trainer and Tone and Sculpt coach, Danyele Wilson takes us through cardio focused exercises that will get our hearts pumping and help us build strength.

Check out the workout below:

20-MINUTE HIIT WORKOUT:

Method: Perform each exercise below for 30 seconds and then take 30 seconds of rest. Complete 5 rounds for a 20-minute HIIT workout!

1. Lateral lung to squat jump = Focus on the glutes

  • 30 sec. on, 30 sec. rest
  • Move to next exercise

2. High knee run & stick = All about the core

  • 30 sec. on, 30 sec. rest
  • Move to next exercise

3. Speed skater = Increasing lateral power (Goal is to take up as much space as possible)

  • 30 sec. on, 30 sec. rest
  • Move to next exercise

4. Fast feet run to drop down = Goal is to get up and down as fast as possible

  • Fast feet (running in place) for 5 sec. then drop down
  • 30 sec. on, 30 sec. rest
  • Move to next exercise

About the Author:

Catherine Sorto is a native Houstonian, a true crime junkie and loves flamin' chips.