Couch Potato Workout

This workout is designed for those of you who are really busy and don’t have time to fit in a long workout session or head to the gym. Or perhaps you’re just too tired. Instead of just sitting on your bum, do this while watching your favourite TV programme. All you need is 8 minutes, and your couch.


These are compound exercises targeting all the major muscles in your body, which is the best way to burn fat, increase lean muscles and boost your metabolism.

Duration: 8 minutes.

Estimated Calories Burned: 55 – 65 Cals.

Structure: 8 intervals. 45 secs Workout, 15 secs Rest

Frequency: Can be done daily for a quick & effective total body workout.

Equipment: Just your body! (And a couch)


couch potato woman

couch potato man



  1. Half Squats
  2. Elevated Push-ups
  3. Single Leg Lunge (left)
  4. Single Leg Lunge (right)
  5. Tricep Dips
  6. Climber
  7. Knee Tucks
  8. Flutter Kicks

You can turn this into a full 30 minute workout, simply complete 3 – 4 sets!