Simple At-Home Cardio Exercises To Get That Heart Rate Up!

Contrary to popular belief, there is no need for a pricey gym membership. There are easy at-home cardio exercises people can do — and they don’t include running around the block!

From jumping lunges to utilizing those stairs for more than walking to bed, here are some easy at-home cardio moves to get that heart rate up.

Stationary Knee-Lifts

Stationary knee-lifts is a beginner exercise that involves lifting one knee at a time while standing still in one spot.

Knee lift exercise
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Pavel Danilyuk/Pexels

This exercise can be done seated or using the bottom step of a staircase if there are balance issues. Raise the knees higher and go a bit faster to increase the intensity.