Despite our best intentions, our busy lives sometimes get in the way and even the most dedicated workout die hards occasionally miss a session. Meanwhile, the rest of us who aren't as committed to our exercise schedule are searching for the miracle workout that gets results without investing the time.
If you can't seem to find the time during the day for your workout, you aren't the only one. Exercise pros have designed quick but intense workouts that get results. Here are five 5 minute workouts that you can do at home – or even on the road – when you need to cancel your regular exercise routine.
Five 5 Minute Workouts
5-Minute Fat-Blasting Bodyweight Workout from POPSUGAR Fitness
A fat-blasting full-body workout on POPSUGAR's free YouTube video channel. Jumping jacks, sprint intervals, pike jumps, scissor jacks, and jumping lunges and squats will get your cardio up and
The Fitness Marshall to Sia's "Cheap Thrills"
A cardio hip-hop dance routine that is both fun and a great workout. The Fitness Marshall, Caleb Marshall, creates cardio concert workouts that keep you motivated, energized and give a great workout.
5 Minute Home Workouts
This free iOS and Android app has exercise routines for Abs, Fat Loss, Butt and Legs, Chest and Arms, Pilates and Yoga, none of which take more than 5 minutes.
5 Minutes to Slim HIIT Cardio Workout
Fitness Blender designed a High Intensity Interval Training you can do at home that requires no equipment and only takes 5 minutes.
5-Minute Pilates Workout
A quick, four-move routine from Prevention Magazine that will make you feel better if you're stuck at your desk all day.
Do short workouts really work? None of the fitness experts claim that 5 minute workouts are as effective as a full hour of exercise. But all of the experts agree that a 5 minute workout is better than not exercising at all. Workouts that can be done in your own home, are free to use and may even allow you to squeeze in a few every day!
Do you need a few tips to get started on at-home workouts? Check out this video from the experts at Fitness Blender.
Catherine Russell is Būband's Content Manager