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Gym Hater? Try These 3 NO Gym Workout Ideas…

When gyms are packed it can be hard to get in a quality workout. Not to mention, trying to dodge the gym chatting everyday. How annoying! Even driving back and forth to the gym everyday and looking for parking is such a waste time.

Are you a gym hater? No problem! To help you bypass these gym annoyances, read these NO gym workout ideas.

Our NO gym workout ideas include 5-minute morning circuits that boost the metabolism, 10 minute workout sessions throughout the day, and workout moves ideal for your home.

Yes, we even have some tips to turn your home into a “home gym”. Let’s go!

Checkout 3 of our best NO gym workout ideas that will help you to get in shape. Yep, no gym required for these moves. Put your very own home to work for you. Good luck!

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Editor’s Note: This article was updated on October 17, 2017.

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3 NO Gym Workout Ideas for Gym Haters

1. Turn Your Home into a Gym

  • Shape your legs by running your stairs or performing single leg squats onto a chair
  • Define and strengthen your upper body by doing pushups with your hands on a table
  • Elevate your heart rate with burpees and high knees in place (find an open space for this exercise)

Note: If your goal is weight loss, then limit your rest time and move quickly from exercise to exercise

2. Boost Metabolism In The Morning with a 5 Minute Circuit

  • Make it a habit of waking up to a glass of water
  • Follow with a 5 minute circuit
  • Start the clock and perform 15 jumping jacks, 10 bodyweight squats, 5 pushups and 5 supermans
  • Repeat the circuit as many times as possible until the 5 minutes has expired

3. Exercise Adds Up All Day

  • Don’t have time to complete a workout? Combining your exercise throughout the day is just as effective as one continuous workout (intensities being the same).
  • A couple times a day, take a 10 minute break from work and walk around the building.
  • Add in healthy habits to your daily life. Take the stairs, walk to the coffee shop instead of driving, park further away from a store…you get it! Add up this calorie burn throughout the day and you can get a 30 minute workout.

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About The Author

Chris Dorka is a certified Personal Trainer and Strength & Conditioning Specialist in Columbus, Ohio. Chris works for The Wellness Forum and trains a broad range of clients at The Wellness Forum's private gym. He earned his Masters Degree in Exercise Science & Health Promotion from Florida Atlantic University, and his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology & Health from Miami (Ohio) University. Chris has worked as a personal trainer for over 4.5 years. His experience includes 1-on-1 adult, sports performance, post rehab training, and group fitness. Throughout his training career, Chris has worked with hundreds of clients, including young-middle aged adults, children, and athletes of all levels. Chris is a plant-based trainer who believes body transformation and weight loss are accomplished through hard work, diligence, and proper progression. Furthermore, Chris promotes a whole food plant-based diet rather than an eating regimen of numerous dietary supplements that promise a “shortcut to health & fitness.”

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