Simple exercises you can do anywhere

June 22, 2009 3:02:41 PM PDT
Get in the reps so you can reap the benefitsCrunches:

Use a chair, sofa or coffee table to prop-up your legs.
Lie face up on the floor with knees bent. Curl your shoulders towards the pelvis, with hands placed behind your neck or crossed over the chest then lift.
Three sets of 15 repetitions.

Lower Ab Exercise:

Lie on a comfortable flat surface.
Keep your feet an inch off the floor and lift your head toward your pelvis.
Three sets of 15 repetitions.

Shoulder Exercise:

Jars or Cans work best depending on your strength.
Standing, keep your knees slightly bent, shoulders back and chest up.
Lift the cans or jars just above your shoulders fifteen times for three sets.
Three sets of 15 repetitions.

Bicep Curls:

Use jars or cans of food.
Stand with feet about hip-width apart and hold the weight in front of your thighs.
Squeeze the biceps and bend the arms, curling the weight up towards the shoulders.
Three sets of 15 repetitions.

Back Exercise:

Use a jug of liquid detergent or bleach and a kitchen chair for balance.
Place one hand and one knee on the chair while one leg is on the ground and keep your back flat.
Lift the weight ten times on each arm for a total of three sets.

Walking Lunges:

Use a broom or mop for balance.
Stand tall with your feet together and hands on your waist.
Take a step forward with your right leg and bend both knees lowering hips toward the floor.
Push off the left foot and bring it forward to starting position.
Do this eight times on each leg for a total of three sets.


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