Running In Place

Running in place or marching in place is not just for kids, moms can also benefit from this classic aerobic cardio exercise.

This exercise might seem simple, but it is a fat blaster workout that can generate a great deal of aerobic activity.

It can be done virtually almost anywhere except on concrete that are not advisable due to the high impact on the joint.

Benefits: The running in place increases the work of the heart rate and lungs.

It is as effective as any other forms of cardio exercises such as running, swimming and biking as long as you keep a steady pace and your heart rate up. 

Here are other benefits you can leap from a cardio exercise such as Running in Place:

  • Muscle Tone
  • Weight Loss
  • Lower Resting Heart Rate
  • Lower Body Fat Percentage
  • Higher Metabolism
  • Increase calorie burn

Target Muscles: Total Body   Arms, Abs, Calf, Quads,Hamstrings, Hips, and Butt

Exercise Table

60 secs2-3EasyGym or Home

How to do it:

  1. Start by standing tall with your back straight and arms on your side. Lift your right knee and foot while lifting opposite arm. 
  2. Bring your foot down to the ground and generate double foot contact as your opposite foot begin to lift off the ground. 


  • Keep a straight back and chest up throughout the movements. 
  • Toes pull toward the chins as foot is coming up. 
  • Press your foot to the ground and fully extend your bottom hip.
Misato Alexandre


After making healthy living a priority, Misato lost over 20 lbs in less than 90 days. Instead of weight loss being a dreading experience, living the lifestyle of health and fitness granted her more happiness and joy than ever before. She co-founded Fitwirr to make health and fitness simple for everyone and share her tips through writing evidence-based articles on nutrition, weight loss, and exercise.

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