If we could just keep up a fast metabolism all day and night, we’d have hit the fitness lottery, right? So how do you make sure that you carry the benefits of your hard work through the night, without sacrificing zzz’s? With this no-gym, no-equipment-needed sequence: start with this five-minute workout from Mike Espinosa, a trainer in New York City, then target specific muscle groups to help you rewind and relax with a sequence from renowned yoga teacher, Serena Tom. Together, these moves will keep your metabolism firing long after lights out.
How it works: Repeat this sequence twice
20 seconds of elbow plank
20 seconds of right side plank
20 seconds of left side plank
20 alternating lunges
20 jump squats or 20-second wall sit