Pressed for time but want to fit in exercise? No problem! Check out this simple 15-minute workout that will get your heart pumping without having to leave your house. You can modify it as necessary, especially if you are new to high-intensity activities or have any physical limitations. The important part is keeping your heart rate pumping!


Jog in place for one minute.


Complete each exercise below for 30 seconds with a 30- to 60-second rest in-between.

  • High Knees
  • Mountain Climbers
  • Jumping Jacks
  • Squats
  • Pushups

Repeat for 15 minutes.


Walk slowly and stretch until you’ve reached a resting heart rate. Aim for about five minutes.

“15-Minute Body-Weight HIIT Workout,” Shane Barnard, JD,, April 10, 2016.