Daily Workout #9 – 5-4-3-2-1!

Daily Workout #9

The 5 – 4 – 3 – 2 – 1 Workout

There are no excuses!

Here is another quick circuit you can perform when you have limited time.

5 Minutes

  1. Cardio of your choice: walk, run, bike, row, elliptical
  2. OR, if you are at home:
  • 1 minute high knees
  • 1 minute jumping jacks
  • 1 minute front kicks
  • 1 minute jumping jacks
  • 1 minute run in place

4 Minutes

  • 1 minute lunges or  walking lunges
  • 1 minute mountain climbers
  • Repeat

3 Minutes

  • 10 push-ups  –  Rest
  • 15 tricep dips  –  Rest
  • Repeat

2 Minutes

  • 30 seconds regular squats
  • 30 seconds jump squats
  • 30 seconds regular squats
  • 30 seconds jump squats

1 Minute

  • Plank


Total Time = 15 minutes

  • Intermediate Level:  Repeat 2x
  • Advanced Level:  Repeat 3x


Drink water and takes breaks as needed – Always listen to your own body first!



About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering people of all ages (young "kiddos" to the active aging "baby boomers") about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, group exercise instructor, and rehabilitation aide—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, and corporate wellness program facilitation.
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