With Thanksgiving fast approaching, you might be excited for the family time and day off, but dreading all the food. It's not bad food, but all the calories in that food make your head spin. How are you going to make it through the holiday without gaining a few extra pounds? Here is a perfect solution to your problem! The day before Thanksgiving, all you need is a great 45-minute workout — and here is one all planned out for you. You don't even need equipment, just your bodyweight!
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Day Before Thanksgiving Workout: No Equipment Needed!
This workout is listed in one-minute increments to keep you moving and keep the workout fast-paced and interesting.
Minute 1: Walk or march in place to get your body moving. Do some light stretching after your first minute.
Minute 3: Repeat the butt kickers and high knees.
Minute 5: Walk in place and don’t stop moving!
Minute 6: Burpees. Everyone dreads them, but they get results! Learn how to do them here or watch the video below.
Minute 8: Squatted speed bag. Keep punching!
Minute 9: Walk in place for the next minute.
Minute 11: Repeat the butt kickers and high knees.
Minute 13: With your right leg, do 30 seconds knee strikes. Now do 30 seconds of knee strikes with your left leg!
Minute 14: Repeat minute 13.
Minutes 15 & 16: Time for a little rest! You're doing great. Walk in place for the next two minutes. Whatever you do, don't stop moving.
Minute 19: Do 30 seconds of inner thigh lifts with your right leg. Now switch to your left and do another 30 seconds! Here's how to do it:
Minute 21: Mountain climbers. Keep up the good work!
Minute 22: Walk in place for the next minute.
Minute 25: Reverse crunch. Keep targeting those abs!
Minute 27: Walk in place for the next minute.
Minute 28: Do 30 seconds of inner thigh lifts with your right leg. Now switch to your left for another 30 seconds.
Minute 29: Plank up-downs. Remember these? Let's do some more.
Minute 30: Ab cyclone. Here we go again!
You can do it! Push through the final 15 minutes!
Minutes 31 & 32: Walk in place for the next two minutes.
Minute 33: Power squat. Jump as high as you can!
Minute 34: Do 30 seconds of butt kickers and 30 seconds of high knees.
Minute 35: Repeat minute 34.
Minute 37: Let's do some more mountain climbers!
Minute 38: Walk in place for another minute.
Minute 41: Plank up-downs. Don't give up!
Minute 42: Do 30 seconds of glute bridges with leg raise with your right leg. Now do 30 seconds with your left leg.
Minute 43: Floor tricep dips.
Minute 44: Mountain climbers again!
Minute 45: For our final move, we will perfect the power squat.
Woo, you did it! Cool down for 3-5 minutes by walking around and slowly getting your heart rate back down. Don’t stop moving. Do some light stretching to finish.
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