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Home Workout Challenge for body & mind: fat burning HIIT – week one, day one

No gym, no problem. Follow our four week home workout challenge for body and mind. From calorie burning HIIT workouts to yoga and meditation, this new series will help both your physical and mental health this New Year. Are you ready? Let’s do this

Happy New Year, and welcome to our new four week workout challenge for your body and mind.

From HIIT workouts to yoga and meditation, we have got your ‘new year, new you’ kick start sorted, to help improve not just your physical well-being but your mental health too.

For a series that will challenge your body while helping you to focus and organise your thoughts for the new year ahead then this challenge is one to follow.

From HIIT workouts to yoga and meditation, we have got your ‘new year, new you’ kick start sorted

Did you see our last home workout series that helped many people through the first lockdown?

Covid-19 has resulted in lockdowns and tiers, which has meant gyms have had to close their doors. This has left people searching for other ways to get fit, and many have turned to home workouts.

That’s why Healthista has teamed up with a handful of fitness and wellbeing experts to help you with some home workout inspiration including personal trainers, yoga teachers and meditation experts.

Like what you see? Don’t miss a workout by subscribing to HealthistaTV’s YouTube channel here and clicking on the bell so you get notifications

For day one we thought we would throw you in at the deep end (sorry not sorry) with a HIIT workout and a familiar face – celebrity personal trainer Svava Sigbertsdottir, creator of The Viking Method.

Svava is a big fan of home workouts herself, take a look at her Instagram @thevikingmethod. Oh and she’s helped sculpt the bodies of Nicole Scherzinger and Amanda Holden – so she’s one to listen to…

READ MORE: 18 ways this celebrity trainer keeps Nicole Scherzinger and Amanda Holden in shape

With simple to follow exercises and minimal to no equipment, Svava’s HIIT home workouts are all suitable to perform at home and will take you just 15 minutes.

Are you ready to torch the calories on day one? Set that 15 minute timer, grab two water bottles and a towel and get ready to sweat.

The HIIT Workout:

15 minutes, five exercises, three sets.

Perform each of the five moves for 40 seconds, followed by 20 seconds rest.

  • Move #1 Reverse lunge with lateral raise
  • Move #2 Squat with side punches (knee up)
  • Move #3 Plank walk overs
  • Move #4 Jumping squats, touch the floor with alternative hand
  • Move #5 Plank walk back with alternate forward lunge.

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