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5 Minute HIIT Pilates: December Total Body

HIIT Pilates combines all the principles from high-intensity interval training and Pilates to:

✔ burn fat

✔ boost metabolism

✔ sculpt/tone

✔ release stress

✔ increase flexibility

For the month of December, we’re putting it all together to get a full body workout. We’re diving into the holidays, so of course there’s a lot more temptation to indulge with food and drinks, but we all have at least 5 minutes every day to get a little workout in. December is the perfect time to balance moderation before New Year’s Resolutions - you can still feel healthy and strong with all the festivities going on. It sometimes helps to grab a family member or friend to join in on the workout.

As always, feel free to reverse the order of the workout if you want to tackle HIIT first.

Are you ready?


Here’s the December breakdown:


Plank to Downward Facing Dog (4 sets)

Reverse Tabletop (3 sets)

Reverse Tabletop Leg Raises (3 sets)

Teaser (3 reps)

Teaser Criss-Cross (5 counts)


- Extension Bottom Leg Pulses (8 reps)

- Extension Leg Pulses (optional side crunch) (10 reps)

- Bent Knee Pulses (10 reps)

- Bent Knee Push Backs (10 reps)

- Bent Knee Kick Backs (10 reps)

Rolling Plank (4 sets)

Back Extensions (3 sets)

Bow Pose (3 sets)


Mountain Climbers (20 seconds on, 10 seconds off - repeat 2x)

Plank Shoulder Taps (20 seconds on, 10 seconds off - repeat 2x) was it? Feel free to share your workouts and process in social! #5minhiitpilates



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