Amazon Alexa: Get ready to sweat it out with the ‘7 Minute Workout’!

June 19, 2017
  • Perform the popular 7-minute workout with guided instructions from Alexa!
  • Not sure how to do a routine? Ask Alexa and she’ll give you detailed tips.
  • Your workouts are recorded, so you can refer back to them whenever you like.


The ‘Scientific 7-Minute Workout’ that was first introduced in the New York Times in 2013 became a big hit – what could be more time efficient than working out every muscle in your body in only 7 minutes? Now, Alexa is prime and ready to become your personal trainer and coach you through each of the twelve exercises!

How to install the ‘7 Minute Workout’ skill for Amazon Alexa

Enable the skill by saying “Alexa, enable 7 Minute Workout” or visit the app’s skill page on the Amazon Skill store to enable it manually.

How to start the ‘7 Minute Workout’ skill for Amazon Alexa

Begin a new workout by saying “Alexa, open 7 Minute Workout” and “Alexa, start workout”. Alexa will then provide an explanation of the workout, as well as the different features available.

How to use the ‘7 Minute Workout’ skill for Amazon Alexa

After beginning a workout, a countdown timer will chime and Alexa will instruct you on the next exercise to do. If you’re unsure on how an exercise should be performed, say “help” and Alexa will give a detailed explanation on how to do it. You can also refer to the Alexa app on your smartphone for a visual guide at any time during your workout. Once the seven minutes are up, Alexa will spur you on with an extra dose of motivation!

The ‘7 Minute Workout’ Alexa Skill for Amazon Echo can be found free on the Amazon store.

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