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What exercises can you do in 10, 30 or 60 minutes

Woman doing situps while watching exercise video
What exercises can you do in 10, 30 or 60 minutes

Got 10 minutes?

  • Take a brisk walking break
  • Choose the farthest parking place then walk to the store or office
  • Vacuum your house
  • Jump on a trampoline
  • Mop the kitchen floor
  • Jog in place while you watch TV
  • Skip around the block
  • Run up the stairs instead of using the elevator
  • Do a couple sets of push-ups and sit-ups

Got 30 minutes?

  • Wash your windows
  • Wash your car (or someone else's)
  • Shoot baskets
  • Mow the lawn
  • Clean out the garage
  • Work out on a treadmill while listening to music
  • Dance to your favorite tunes
  • Swim steady/paced laps

Got 60 minutes?

  • Take a bike ride with friends
  • Play golf (no cart)
  • Take a ballroom dance class
  • Walk your kids to school and back
  • Join a softball team
  • Hike the trails in a nearby park
  • Go dancing on your night out
  • Take an aerobics class
  • Try cross-country skiing or snowshoeing
  • Try a martial arts class
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bodyweight exercises to try at home
Bodyweight exercises to try at home

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