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A 25-minute circuit workout for days when you're low on motivation

Let fitness coach Beverley Cheng lead you through a workout that starts slow and builds as your energy does.

Let fitness coach Beverley Cheng lead you through a workout that starts slow and builds as your energy does

A split screen of a woman sitting on the floor on one side and reaching up, kneeling and smiling on the other side with the words "No motivation?" across the front.

POV: You want to get a workout in, but you're not feeling motivated...

You're not the only one who feels this way. Fitness coach Beverley Cheng says that finding the drive to exercise is one of the biggest barriers to establishing consistency with working out. 

In this video — the first in her new series Fit for Me — Beverley will take you through a 25-minute routine that's ideal for those days when it's hard to get going. You'll start with a feel-good warm-up, then move into three circuits that get a bit more challenging.

"In this session, we are starting slow and building up," Beverley says. "It's just about getting moving and giving yourself the opportunity to go slow or finish strong."

Check out the full workout video below, then scroll down for a rundown of the exercises in each circuit. All you'll need is a resistance band to get started!

Uplifting full-body workout 

Circuit 1:

  • Side step squat x 60 secs
  • Plank walkout x 60 secs
  • Sit up x 30 secs
  • Alt bent knee heel drop x 30 secs 
  • Glute bridge x 60 secs 
  • Bodyweight tricep dip x 30 secs

Circuit 2:

  • Banded side step squat x 60 secs 
  • Plank walkout push up x 60 secs 
  • Straight arm sit up x 30 secs
  • Bent knee heel drop x 30 secs 
  • Glute bridge with pulse x 60 secs 
  • Bodyweight tricep dip x 30 secs

Circuit 3:

  • Banded side step squat jump x 45 secs 
  • Push up to downward dog x 45 secs
  • Sit up and punch x 30 secs
  • Leg drop x 30 secs
  • Banded glute bridge with pulse x 60 secs
  • Tricep push up x 30 secs

Produced in collaboration with CBC Creator Network.

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