Looking to build your cardio base, strengthen your heart, and burn fat? Try this 20-minute Zone 2 Cardio Bodyweight workout designed by Sunny Trainer, James King III. Keep your body moving and your heart rate in Zone 2 by completing this workout a few times a week.
Start the workout with a warm-up to prepare your body for the exercises to come.
-Arm Swings: Swing your arms back and forth to loosen up your shoulders.
-Hip Circles: Circle your hips in one direction, then switch to the other direction.
The main workout consists of 6 exercises that you will repeat 3 times. Each exercise lasts 30 seconds, and you'll have a 10-second break between each exercise.
-Double Punch to Kickback: Start with your feet shoulder-width apart and fists up by your chin. Punch out with both fists, then kick one leg back while punching with the opposite fist. Alternate sides with each rep.
-High March: March in place while lifting your knees as high as you can. Swing your arms to help with momentum.
-Hands to Knees: Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hands behind your head. Lean forward and touch your hands to your knees, then stand back up straight.
-Punch Step: Jack Start with your feet together and fists up by your chin. Step out to the side with one foot while punching with the opposite fist. Bring your foot back to center and repeat on the other side.
-Overhead Reach with Lateral Step-backs: Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and arms overhead. Step back with one foot while lowering your arms to shoulder height. Step back to center and repeat on the other side.
-Pivot Punch: Start with your feet shoulder-width apart and fists up by your chin. Pivot on one foot while punching with the opposite fist. Pivot back to center and repeat on the other side.
After the workout, take some time to cool down and stretch out your muscles.
-Chest Stretch with Forward Fold: Stand with your feet hip-width apart and clasp your hands behind your back. Bend forward at the waist while lifting your hands up behind you to stretch your chest.
-Standing Calf Stretch: Step one foot back and press your heel into the ground while