So you are stuck at home...
For what ever reason....
Snow would be mine lately....
Or maybe you just don't want to drive to the gym?
This doesn't mean you can't get a great workout in! all you need is a space big enough for you to lay down and spread your arms out as wide as you can.
No shoes, no shirt, no weights, no problem. ( You may want a sports bra though)
and I guess you do have to be able to count to from at least 15 to 30.
If you only have 20 mins that is okay too.
What you want to do is make the most of that time and still warm up and stretch properly.
After you do a workout not only will you feel better but you will also feel better about the space you are in.
You will feel 2 things like it is a productive space that can actually accommodate activity and you will also feel not trapped there because of that reason.
Now you are thinking.... okay great but what do I do in that twenty or so mins....
Here is what I recommend:
take 3-5 mins walking, running, marching in place, if you have a little longer add jumping jacks and butt kicks
the next 5-10 mins Pick exercises you are familiar with at least one from the three major muscle groups or an easy way to think of it:
ARMS, ABS, and LEGS
Pick one move from each and do 20 of each move before moving to the next
repeat this 4 times one resting 15 seconds between each.
20 Push ups
20 second plank
After you do this walk or jog in place for 2-5 mins.
and wha-la there you have it.
An energy boosting or busting workout in about 20mins.
and most importantly you will feel good about where you are and can go through whatever else you have to do at home that day know you already did something for yourself.
This is just one example of a workout there are a million different ways to workout at home. Have fun, learn new exercises, try new things!
Most importantly recognize you can take control, you can get it done and you can have fun!