We know staying fit and getting your workouts in are important even if you’r on vacation. Many of our Killington Vt. vacation rentals have access to a gym and or fitness room but if you don’t want to workout in a new area or staying in one of our premium rentals that don’t have workout facilities, we have found 8 great workouts from our friends at www.self.com that you can do without any equipment. Squeezing in a quick workout or two during your trip can make it easier to get back in the swing of things after you’ve come back from your Vermont getaway.

1. This arms challenge also works your core, shoulders, and back muscles.

Repeat 3x:• 10 Plank Ups • 10 Lateral Plank Walks • 10 Burpees With Push-Ups • 10 Planks With Shoulder Taps • 10 Diamond Push-Ups • 10 Mountain Climber Twists

2. Build stronger glutes with this three-move routine.


Do 12 to 15 reps per side for each exercise.
Repeat 4x:• Side-Step Squats • Single-Leg Glute Bridges • Curtsy Lunges With Side Kick Rest — 90 seconds

Get the workout details here.

3. Start a busy day with this cardio blast workout in the comfort of your vacation rental.


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If you’re a beginner, do 30 seconds of work, 30 seconds rest per move. Intermediate: 40 seconds work, 20 seconds rest Advanced: 50 seconds work, 10 seconds restRepeat 2x:• Mock Jumping Rope • Burpee With Push-Up • Squat Jump • Plank Taps • Jumping LungeGet the workout details here.

4. You can do this 10-minute total-body workout without breaking much of a sweat.


Graphic by Valerie Fischel
Do each move for 2 minutes, rest for 30 seconds between moves:• Bodyweight Squats • Push-Ups • Plank With T-Rotation (switch sides after 1 minute) • Alternating Standing Oblique Crunches

Get the workout details here.

5. Do this workout if you find yourself actually missing leg day.


Repeat 2x:• Plié Squat pulses With One Foot Raised — 30 seconds per side • Alternating Side Lunges — 30 seconds per side • Skater Hops — 15 seconds • Curtsy Kicks — 30 seconds per side • Goblet Squats — 30 seconds • Jumping Jacks — 15 seconds • Pilates Scissors — 30 seconds • Clamshells — 30 seconds per side

Get the full workout details here.

6. For a core-focused workout, try this mat-based routine.


2 sets of 10 reps each:• Step it Up • Leg Lift • Tap It Out • Downward Dog Reach

This four-move strength circuit targets your core. It was created by Katherine Greiner of KGBody, for SELF’s 2016 Six Weeks To Summer challenge. “The moves work the obliques, abs, and lower back to reveal a strong, sexy stomach,” Greiner says.

7. If you’ve got more time, try this 20-minute cardio circuit.


Do each move for 1 minute.
Repeat 4x:• Jumping Lunges • Wall Sit With Hands Up • Jumping Squats • Plank Rest — 1 minute

8. This ladder routine gives you a new workout format to sweat it out with.


Valerie Fischel
Air Punches — 30 seconds • 5 Burpees Air Punches — 30 seconds • 4 Burpees Air Punches — 30 seconds • 3 Burpees Air Punches — 30 seconds • 2 Burpees Air Punches — 30 seconds • 1 Burpee Air Punches — 30 seconds • 2 Burpees Air Punches — 30 seconds • 3 Burpees Air Punches — 30 seconds • 4 Burpees Air Punches — 30 seconds • 5 Burpees

Hope these workouts help you stay on track and get the blood pumping for your day out and about in Killington Vt. Also take a look below for some awesome outside activities that Killington has to offer to keep you in shape and having fun!