What are some indoor cardio activities?

What are some indoor cardio activities?

Indoor Cardio Workout

  • 1 Run (or high knees) Time 45sec Rest 15sec.
  • 2 Plank with arm raise. Time 45sec Rest 15sec.
  • 3 Low lunge with isometric adduction. Time 45sec Rest 15sec.
  • 4 In ‘n’ out squat jump. Time 45sec Rest 15sec.
  • 5 Jumping jack. Time 45sec Rest 15sec.
  • 6 Chest-to-floor burpee.
  • 7 Side-to-side shuffle jump.
  • 8 Squat and side kick.

How can I practice running indoors?

Running in place indoors can be a simple solution if you can’t get outside or don’t have a treadmill at home….Complete two rounds of:

  1. Jog/run on the spot – 2 minutes on, rest for 15 seconds.
  2. High Knees – 2 minutes, rest for 15 seconds.
  3. Stair Runs – 5 times, rest for 15 seconds.

What are 3 indoor cardiovascular exercises?

  • Jump Rope. Chances are, you haven’t jumped rope since 4th grade recess.
  • Dancing. Whether or not you think you have two left feet, dancing is a great way to blow off some steam while also getting your cardio in.
  • Organized Sports.
  • Power Walking.
  • Swimming.
  • Boxing.
  • Trampoline-ing.
  • Cycling.

How can I do cardio without running?

Like running, you can do these exercises with either your body weight or one other piece of equipment, like a rope or kettlebell.

  1. Jump rope. Jumping rope is easy and low impact.
  2. Boxing or kickboxing.
  3. Calisthenics.
  4. Moving planks.
  5. Overhead loaded carries.

Can I run in place for cardio?

Turns out, jogging in place can be an effective way to burn calories. If you do not have a treadmill or can’t go out due to bad weather, then jogging on spot can be an excellent alternative. It is an effective cardio workout that increases your lung capacity and makes your heart stronger.

Can you get better at running without running?

Using a foam roller on a regular basis is a great way to improve range of motion and expedite recovery. In short, using a foam roller for just a few minutes after every run will help you become a better runner without logging a mile.

Will I get better at running?

Give yourself at least three months to see progress. Usually, the first thing beginner runners want to know is exactly when running will get easier. It’s different for everyone, but most people discover a turning point once they can run for about 30 minutes consecutively.


Andrey is a coach, sports writer and editor. He is mainly involved in weightlifting. He also edits and writes articles for the IronSet blog where he shares his experiences. Andrey knows everything from warm-up to hard workout.