The Apartment-Friendly Full-Body Circuit

by Carla Henderson

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Here’s an upper-body workout that’s perfect for students living in a dorm, or anyone living in an apartment who happens to have books and a backpack on hand. Plus, you only need 10 minutes to get it in — perfect for a little work or study break!

You’ll perform the moves as supersets, back and forth, each for 30 seconds without rest. Do your best to be fast on the transitions from one movement to the next.

I hope you’re ready to get your sweat on — and have fun!

Exercise Seconds Sets Textbook Push-Up Walk Over  — superset with — Textbook Alternating Biceps Curl With Hold  30 — 30 3 — 3 REST 30 Backpack Bent Over Rows — superset with — Plank Press Ups With Backpack 30 — 30 3 — 3 REST 30 Bear Crawl With Backpack — superset with — Backpack Lateral Raises (One round on each arm then :15 seconds per side on the last set.) 30 — 30 3 — 3