Happy Move-it-Monday Purely Fitters!!!

How was your weekend? Do anything fun? As you know we attended an ugly Christmas sweater party and did some recipe testing.  We are ready for another busy week ahead, but planning on taking a few minutes each day to relax. Purely Fitters hope you enjoy the weekly challenge of incorporating some meditation in!

Onto today’s purely fit life workout.

12 minute HIIT it UP full body workout.

purelyfitlife 41 a 12 minute HIIT it up interval workout

12 minutes of pure torture 😉

Remember you’ve to push yourself during this workout since it is short. 12 minutes will go by fast. Give it all you got!

Plus this workout is fun! We promise.  You get to  roll around on the ground. Now does’t that sound like fun?

michelle smiling

We filled this interval workout with some great bodyweight exercises.

Like supermans, side burpees, high knees and air squats. Simple basic moves that will work your entire body from all different angles.

lori side burpee

It’s been awhile since we’ve done side burpees, we forgot how killer they are 😉  Burpees are the perfect cardio and strength exercise in one.

Don’t we have you excited? You better be.

This 12 minute HIIT workout is short and effective. Just 12 minutes of sweat and hard work.

We just love HIIT training. And you should too. If you don’t we know this workout will make you a fan.

Here is the workout breakdown:

full body 12 minute HIIT workout #purelyfitlife 41 via @purelytwins #fitfluential

PFL #41 hiit (click for printable)

We suggest:

  • A-fits (advanced peeps) :  Push yourself hard in each 50 seconds. Go fast in each interval.
  • B-fits (beginner peeps):  Go at a slower speed, take breaks when needed. Omit the jump in the burpees. You can try doing an interval of 12 rounds of 20 sec rest – 40 sec work and build you way up to the full interval.

Enjoy the workout.

Remember in order to see change YOU have to do the work.

And you are worth. Make yourself a priority!

good stuff doesn't come easy fitness quote

There you have it Purely Fitters.  The perfect workout when you are short on time!

HIIT workouts are one of the best ways to get in shape.  Love how they are fast moving and we never get bored.

What is your favorite body weight exercise?

If you want this workout in real time, check out our Purely Fit Life fitness and wellness online club. You get to work out with us in real time everyday, plus you get access to more workouts and diet tips.


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15 thoughts on “12 minute HIIT it Up workout

  1. You all amaze me by coming up with these awesome workouts! Can’t wait to try this out!

    Posted on December 16, 2013 at 10:32 am
    1. thanks Sara, we love doing it!

      Posted on December 16, 2013 at 5:02 pm
  2. Oh – I always forget about side burpees!!
    HIIT is one of my favorites – can’t wait to try this one!

    Posted on December 16, 2013 at 2:59 pm
    1. 😉 side burpees love hate haha

      Posted on December 16, 2013 at 5:02 pm
  3. Love this workout! I have already pinned it! I can’t wait to try it!

    Posted on December 16, 2013 at 5:04 pm
    1. thank you Becky for the pin and the support! xo

      Posted on December 16, 2013 at 10:46 pm
  4. def bookmarking this to do at home over the holidays! love bodyweight workouts

    Posted on December 16, 2013 at 9:20 pm
    1. same here Brittany! xoxo

      Posted on December 16, 2013 at 10:46 pm
  5. This looks pretty intense. I’ve been meaning to get into HIIT workouts for a while now but they scare me! Thanks for sharing. This looks like a good one to start with.

    Posted on December 16, 2013 at 10:04 pm
  6. I despise burpees but they do the job that is for sure! My favorite body weight exercise would have to be planks. So many variations and so many ways to make them challenging to work for You and your needs. I don’t know if I want to try a side burpee….HA!

    Posted on December 17, 2013 at 1:02 pm
    1. oh yes we love love love our planks too!

      Posted on December 17, 2013 at 3:57 pm
  7. lori..your hair!!!!! <3 my fave bodyweight exercise is either plank or jump split lunges!

    Posted on December 18, 2013 at 4:06 pm
    1. thank you Melissa!!! xoxoxo it’s long and out of control sometimes 😉
      yes plank is another favorite of ours too!

      Posted on December 18, 2013 at 8:07 pm
  8. Wow, this workout looks quite intense but will definitely try it 🙂

    Posted on January 10, 2014 at 11:57 am
    1. you can do it Julie!! we believe in you 🙂 xoxo

      Posted on January 10, 2014 at 12:30 pm