Working out is so important for our health. Finding time to get a workout in can be very difficult. With the hustle and bustle of everyday life some people cut working out when life gets busy. What if there was a way you could multitask while you workout. One way to get a workout in when life gets crazy is to workout at work. Wouldn’t it be great if you could run on a treadmill while you work. Well they do make a desk that fits above a treadmill so you can work while you run but for the rest of us who don’t have a treadmill at work there are exercise that you can do at work without any equipment. Using your own body weight can actually give you one of the best workouts you can get. Now if you want to look like a body builder you are going to obviously have to hit the gym and grab some serious weights. However, for the rest of us who are just looking to lose a few extra pounds no weights are needed. The key to working out at work is to get your heart rate up. By getting your heart rate up you can burn calories and start to trim that fat. Try these basic workouts at work at let me know how they work for you. Add dumbbells and bands to make these workouts even better.

Try 3 sets of these 5 workouts.

Push ups  (15 reps)

Raise and lower your body using the arms.

Chair dips (10 Reps)

With your legs out in front of you, grab the edge of a chair (or desk) and lift yourself down and back up. At the end, you’ll be conveniently back in your seat.

Jump Squats (10 Reps)

Make sure you have space in front of you. Bend into a half-squat with your arms behind you, then jump and swing your arms up as if you’re celebrating.

Wall Sits (10 reps 60 seconds)

With your back against the wall and your legs at a 90 degree angle sit back against the wall for 60 seconds.

Jumping Jacks ( 25 Reps)

Jumping to a position with the legs spread wide and the hands touching overhead and then returning to a position with the feet together and the arms at the sides.