A Variety of Home Workouts for Busy People with Minimal Equipment A Solid Program 30 minutes, 2 to 4 times a week. A Little Often 20 minutes, 2 to 6 times a week. Two Day a Week For the very time-challenged. 20 minutes twice a week. Strength via Cardio For those that enjoy high-intensity cardio. 20 minutes, 2 to 4 times a week.