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

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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 is back with a lower body cardio burner. Photo: Yahoo Lifestyle.

Laura Henshaw is back with another killer cardio blast for you thanks to this KIC HIIT session that will really have your legs burning.

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

Cardio workout challenge Week 3: Lower Body HIIT

Exercises

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

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

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

Bike Crunches - Twist through your core, think about driving your shoulder to your hip

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

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

Lying leg raises - Keep lower back flat, roll your hips towards your chest, and control the way down

Heel touches - Bring your shoulder blades off the ground and reach for each heel one at a time

Step ups left - Lean your chest forward slightly, press your heel down and squeeze your glute at the top

Step up right - Repeat the last exercise on the opposite leg

Stay tuned for a new workout from Laura on Monday next week.

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