5 min Everyday Cardio That Will Change Your Life

There could be nothing better than starting your day with a good cardio session!

Cardiovascular exercises promote heart health and also improve your lung capacity. Performing cardio regularly can help to lower blood pressure, strengthen bones, reduce stress, and cut down the risk of heart issues.

Here is a list of 5 exercises that help you target all the major muscle groups of your body. Perform each exercise for 20 seconds, followed by a resting time of 10 seconds. Also, do not forget to warm up and cool down properly.

1)Walking jacks

Step 1: Stand with your feet together and your arms down by your sides.
Step 2: Step out wide to your right side without jumping. At the same time raise your arms overhead. Your feet should be out wide and your hands together overhead.
Step 3: Bring your feet back together and arms down to your sides.
Step 4: Go to your right four-time, then to your right.


Step 1: Come to a high plank position with your wrists under your shoulders and toes tucked in.

Step 2: Keep your body in a straight line from the head and toes.

Step 3: Bend your elbows and lower your upper body towards the ground.

Step 4: Go down until you are about six inches away from the ground.

Step 3: Pause, then push the floor away to return to the starting point.

3)Hands to feet stretch

Step 1: Stand on the ground with your feet hip-width apart and hands by your side.

Step 2: Stretch your hand overhead elongating your spine.

Step 3: Bend your torso and take your hands down to touch your feet.

Step 4: Hold the pose for a while, go back to the starting position, and repeat the same.


Step 1: Lie on your back with your legs stretched out and arms resting by your side.

Step 2: Bend your knees and place them firmly on the ground. Take your hands behind the back of your head.

Step 3: Lift your upper body and roll your pelvis upward so your knees come close to your forehead.

Step 4: Hold the pose, then lower the pelvis back to the starting position.

5)Jogging on place

Step 1: Stand straight with your feet slightly apart from each other and hands by your side.

Step 2: Lift your left knee to the height of your waist, then bring it down.

Step 3: As the first foot comes down, lift your other knee.

Step 4: Keep repeating the movement and gradually increase your speed.