Cardio Workout Challenge with Laura Henshaw: 20-minute full body HIIT

·Features and Health Editor
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Welcome to Yahoo Lifestyle's exclusive 4-week Cardio Workout Challenge with Keep It Cleaners Laura Henshaw. If you're stuck at home and struggling to get your body moving this winter, we've got you covered, with a new cardio-themed workout session that will get your heart pumping each week.

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Laura Henshaw's Cardio Workout Challenge is here. Photo: Yahoo

Laura Henshaw loves Cardio, and HIIT because it gets your heart rate up really quickly through short bursts of intense exercise.

In this 20-minute workout, you can expect to sweat it out doing 45 seconds of each exercise with a 15 second break. Complete three laps.

Cardio workout challenge Week 1: Full Body HIIT


  • Bulgarian Split Squat - Relax your back foot, lean your chest down slightly and drop straight up and down. 10 on each side then switch legs.

  • High Knees - Brace your core, keep your chest up and stay light on your toes

  • Push Up Mountain Climbers - Brace your abs and your glutes. Rip your knees up towards your chest, keeping your hips nice and steady!

  • Walking Lunges - Put your weight through the front heel and bring your chest slightly forward.

  • Squat Hold - Chin down, hips back, knees out, weight through the heels and get low!

  • Push Up Knees - Hands just outside of shoulder width, elbows at 45 degrees, brace abs and glutes, extend all of the way up at the top

  • Squat Jumps - Land softly, bring your hips into full extension and squeeze your glutes at the top!

Stay tuned for a new workout from Laura on Monday next week. In the meantime you can also read about Laura's favourite types of Cardio workouts here.

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