The 25 Minute Dorm Room Workout

No gym, no equipment, no excuses! Our friends at Textbooks.com put together a 25-minute workout routine that can be done anywhere—in your dorm, in the living room, at the park, or on vacation with the fam. All you need is about 6-square feet of space and a get-it-done attitude.

40 Jumping Jacks

Stand with your legs hip width apart and your arms at your side. Raise your hands above your head while jumping and separating you legs out. Jump back into your starting position and repeat.

 

25 Squats

Stand with your legs slightly more than hip width apart and lower your hips back until level with knees, keeping your knees in line with your toes. Return to standing position and repeat.

 

10 Push Ups

Lay face down on the floor. Place your hands under your shoulders and extend up by firmly pushing the floor away. Lower slowly and repeat.

 

 

30-Second Plank

Lay face down on the floor. Line up your elbows under your shoulders with arms extended in front of you on the floor. Raise your hips and tighten your abs as you support yourself with your extended arms and toes.

 

15 Supermans

Lay face down on the floor with arms extended to the side and legs spread in a V behind you. Slowly lift your head and back legs 1-2 inches off the ground and lower your back into position.

 

40 Knee Highs

Stand with your legs hip width apart. Raise your knees to waist level as you run in place.

 

20 Speed Skaters

Standing tall and straight, step your right leg out to the side and lean into a lunge keeping your hips level with or above your knee, your knee inline with toes, and your back steady. Bring your left arm to your right foot. Push your right leg back and return to a standing position. Complete same move on the left side.

 

20 Tricep Dips

Place hands on the edge of a chair or bench. Left up and pull away from chair 1-2 inches. Drop slowly until arms are level with your shoulders, then lift back up.

 

20 Swimmers

Lay face down on the floor with arms extended to the front of you and legs about hip width apart behind you. Raise opposite arm and leg together and then repeat on the other side.

 


 

30 Bicycle Sit-Ups

Lay down on your back with your knees bent. Do a sit-up and lift your knee to the opposite elbow. Repeat back and forth.

 

15 Bridges

Lay down on your back with your knees bent and your feet a comfortable distance from your bottom. Keep legs hip width apart. Slowly raise your core until you can draw an imaginary line from your knees to your chest. Lower and repeat.

 

30 Mountain Climbers

Start in a push up position with your arms extended and your hands in line with your shoulders. Bring one knee toward the opposite shoulder, then continue alternating legs as if you’re running in place.

 

20 Side Lunges

Standing tall and straight, step your right leg out to the side and lean into a lunge, keeping hips level or above your knee and your knee in line with your toes. Return to standing and repeat on left side.

 

30 Lunges

Standing tall and straight, step your right leg in front of you and lower yourself toward the floor into a lunge. Keep your hips level with or above the knee and your back straight. Return to standing and repeat on left side.

 


 

30-Second Plank

Lay face down on the floor. Line up your elbows under your shoulders with your forearms extended in front of you on the floor. Raise your hips and tighten your abs as you support yourself for 30 seconds.

 

10 Burpees

Start from a standing position, then place your hands on the ground in front of you, then jump your legs back behind you into a push up position. Jump your legs forward toward your hands again, then jump up back into a standing position with your arms extended upwards. Repeat.

 

50 Arm Circles

Standing straight, raise your arms to the side at shoulder height. Move your arms in small circles going forward, then 25 more going backwards.

 

20 Toe-Touch Crunches

Lay on your back with your knees bent. Raise yourself into a sit-up and reach for your toes. Lower slowly and repeat.

 

30 Twisting Frog Jumps

Standing straight with your body turned right above the waist, lower into a squat the jump up while twisting your torso to the left and squatting again. Repeat.

 

2-Minute March in Place

Cool down by marching in place for 2 minutes.

Think you’ll give this workout a shot? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

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