The 2-Minute Workout You Can Do Anywhere

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  • March 15, 2017

Walkouts are a quick and simple way to improve flexibility, strength, and cardio at the same time. The best part is this exercise requires no equipment and very little space.

Try walkouts as a way to break up your work day with movement or do these at home in the evening in front of the TV during the commercials.

2-Minute Workout Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet pointing straight and hip width apart.
  2. Bend forward from your hips and reach to the floor with your hands. You can bend at the knee to start if needed, and work up to being able to do this movement keeping your knees straight the entire time.
  3. Once you are able to straighten your knees, tighten your thighs.
  4. Walk your hands straight out until you are in a push-up position with your wrists beneath your shoulders.
  5. Pull your shoulder blades together while keeping your thighs tight.
  6. Do not let your hips dip down.
  7. Walk your hands back to the start position. Strive toward keeping your knees straight and off the ground as you walk your hands back toward your feet.
  8. At the beginning, bend at the knee as much as needed to accomplish the full range of motion.
  9. Repeat for 10 reps.

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Maryann Berry
At the age of 27, Maryann Berry suffered from chronic hip pain that left her in a wheelchair, even after consulting with over twenty healthcare professionals and undergoing invasive hip surgery. Today, Maryann is fully recovered and has been wheelchair free for years.

Maryann, who is currently certified as a Posture Alignment Specialist and a Personal Trainer, created Realign as a way to empower others to take responsibility for their own health the same way she did. Maryann works with people online via Skype, as well as in-person at her studio in San Diego, California.

To learn more about Maryann's programs, visit Realign Therapy. Maryann is also the founder of The Posture Workout a revolutionary online form of Posture Alignment Therapy that makes this method easily accessible for everyone.
  • mary

    That is kind of tough for me right now. Not too strong…

    • Becca Borawski Jenkins

      Hi Mary — Getting strong is all about the process. Can you do the forward bend and walk out, but leave the shoulder blade part out maybe? If you feel unsure about that, then I would recommend practicing a simple plank. Just get on your toes and elbows and hold yourself for as long as you can at a time until it adds up to two minutes. So hold that elbow plank for 15 seconds, then rest a little, then maybe you can get 10, etc until you hit 2 minutes.

      • Maryann Berry

        Hi Mary, and great suggestions Becca for working up to the Walkouts by holding a palnk! Mary — how is this coming along?

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