In order to work out your whole body, you need to perform exercises that help in complete movement of body in different directions. Such workouts help in coordinating the movement patterns efficiently and burn maximum calories in minimal time. The 7 effective floor exercises have been discussed below.

1.Stair running

This is one of the best floor exercises that works you entire muscles of the lower body and makes your torso stronger. Run up the stairs by taking one second to climb one step and climb down two steps within one second. The rate of climbing can be increased to 2 steps within one second. Perform this exercise for one minute per set and rest in between sets for a minute.


Place your hands at shoulder width distance with feet together by resting on your toes. Ensure that your buttocks are tightened and body is lowered until it touches the floor. Thereafter, exhale and lift yourself up with right hand off the floor and turn your body towards right side. Now bring the right arm upwards so that it is perpendicular to the floor. Stay in this posture for 2 seconds and bring your hand back to the floor. Do this pushup and follow it again by turning on the opposite side.

3.Abs crunches

This is one of the basic workouts that work wonders to tone your abs and rest of the body. Lie on the floor on your back and bend your knees. Place your feet flat with a foot distance from your buttocks. You can place your hands behind your head and exhale. Then raise your upper body slowly when the contraction of abs takes place on the spine. Follow it 15 to 20 times.

4.Power squats

Stand on the floor with legs wide apart and knees pointing towards the feet. Ensure that you are performing this workout near the counter top. Hold on to it and allow your spine to get straightened and butt tucked under the tail bone. Hips can be lowered slowly while you squeeze the gluteus muscles. Go back to the first position and perform 15 to 20 squats.


Skipping is one of the best floor exercises that work out your whole body effectively. You can perform this activity even without a skipping rope. All you need to is stand straight with your hands stretched sideways and start skipping. Skip for 200 times and rest for a minute and repeat the activity for 20 minutes.


Place your body in a semi squat posture and try to leap sideways to reach your right foot. Push off immediately to the opposite side and land on the left foot. These skaters can be performed for 10 to 15 minutes for effective results.

7.Walking lunge

Stand on the floor with your feet placed at shoulder width distance and arms placed to the side. Come forward with your right foot and left knee lowered to the floor. Bend your knees in 90 degrees. Your right knee should stay on the right ankle. Continue the process by switching feet.

Thus, these are some of the best floor workouts for complete body workout.