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5 — Running

Running is simple. It is a great way to get tone and stay in shape. You may not have the best form, but you know how to place one foot in front of the other and start running. To maintain a healthy lifestyle you should run around a half mile to 2 miles a day depending on your current running endurance status. Join a neighborhood running club or put in ear buds and get to it!

4 — Lunges

1) Stand with your feet a little less than shoulder width apart and place your hands on your hips. 2) With your back straight take a step forward ( about 3-4 feet) with the right foot so the knee is bent 90 degrees and the thigh should be parallel to the floor. 3) Maintain balance and exploded off the right foot back into the starting position. 4) Repeat but with the other leg. Alternating legs do about 10 on each, this is considered 1 set. Do 3-5 sets.

3 — Planks

1) Start with your hands and feet on the ground in the push up position. 2) Place both your forearms on the ground so that your elbows and hands are flat on the ground as well. 3) curl your toes and tighten your abs by lifting your hips upward. 4) make sure your back is straight and hold this position for periods of 60 seconds. Holding this position for 60 seconds is a set, do 4-6 sets to feel the burn.

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