Are you the kind who attends to so many responsibilities at a time? The kind that does not have much time for exercise? When the lack of time was once a valid reason not to engage in any workout activity, it’s no longer the same today.

4-Minute Valerie Waters Exercise Challenge

Nowadays, busy people can simply do a few minutes of workout, doing some high intensity routines and they’re considered done for the day.


Being busy is no longer a valid reason not to exercise.

Sarah Dussault’s Recommended 4-Minute Exercises

Sarah Dussault has one of the most watched youtube channels on fitness.  She’s already respected in this field, with her videos receiving threads and threads of comments and affirmation from friends of family.

So, when she decides to recommend another personal trainer’s workout challenge, you know it must be good.

In this case, she recommends Celebrity Personal Trainer Valerie Waters circuit workout challenge. In this challenge, you will be doing four high intensity workouts that will run for 45 seconds each with an interval of 14 to 15 seconds.

Sarah makes the workout much more accessible by demonstrating with the use of some practical things you can do at home like small towels and your available dumbbell.

The 45-Second Exercises For The Day

1.Backward Lunge

Place a towel under your left leg. Your first position will be standing up straight.

Then, slide your left leg backwards, lunging on your right while reaching out with your left arm. Do as many as you can in 45 seconds; then do the same number on your right leg.

2. Side Lunges

Again, place a towel under your left foot; at the same time, place a dumbbell or whatever you can find that matches the size of a dumbbell and place it in front of you.

Slide your left leg to the left, lunging on your right. As you go down, reach out with both arms, contracting the abdomen as you do so.

Do it all over again using the other leg.

3. Mountain Climber

Place towels under each foot. Go down in a push up position, hands on the floor.

Bring your left knee up to your chest, and then do the same with your right leg. Do as much as you can for 45 seconds.

 4. Body Saw

This would be the last, but the most difficult one in the set.

First, you should go down on your elbows, balancing on your toes as in a plank. Keep your back in a straight line when performing this exercise.

The towels must be under your toes.

Slide up and down while balancing on your elbows.

Here’s a video demo of the exercise made by Sarah:

So, there you go; your 4-minute high intensity exercise for the day. Remember to eat well and to make sure you’re burning calories more than you’re eating to make these exercises much more effective.

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