Experts explain how we can scribble down exercise into the busiest of schedules to get in shape for most of us are too busy to get to the gym.
Now, why do we need exercise? Because exercise keeps the body fit and healthy, boosts mental health and can help with weight loss.
Yet we’re doing less than ever. 42 percent of people say they don’t have time for fitness a new report has revealed. Even if you’re the busiest person around, we asked fitness experts how you can fit exercise in and here they are.
7 am – Rise and stretch
Damian Gilder, personal trainer says “stretch your arms over your head and lengthen your body. Take a few deep breaths, then pull your knees tightly into your chest.” This wakes up the body while engaging one’s muscles. Next, one should do some reverse sit-ups. Lie flat on one’s back, bring knees to chest, then stretch one’s legs out and lower them to tone the abdominals. This is to be repeated 10 times.
7.30 am – Try some toothbrush squats.
Toothbrush Squat Challenge is up for the taking suggests dental surgeon Dr. Guy Barwell. “During your two-minute brush, aim to do 50 squats.”
8 am – Activate your commute
Give your neglected pelvic floor muscles a workout while waiting for the train or bus. One should draw their pelvic floor muscles up and squeeze and release 10 to 15 times.
9 am – Skip the lift
People who regularly took the stairs at work had lower blood pressure, reduced levels of cholesterol and decreased waist measurements than colleagues who took the lift was found researchers at Geneva University Hospital found.
10 am – The wall workout
Some wall push-ups can be done while waiting for the kettle to boil, suggests Damian. “Stand with your hands straight out against the wall, arms shoulder-width apart. Bend at the elbows and lean in, as close to the wall as you can then push back out. The further from the wall you stand, the harder it will be.”
1 pm – Lunch with benefits
Studies show walking at around 100 beats per minute is the optimum pace. So the lunch should be reclaimed and a walk is to be taken
5.30 pm – Make sure you stand your ground
Jade Lancashire at Virgin Active advises rather than racing for a seat on the train or bus, one must stand on the commute home.
8 pm – Ad break activity
One should get up from the sofa and sit back down without using one’s hands. This will work the abs and repeated 10 times. Then the edge of a chair is to be used to perform tricep dips to banish bingo wings.
9 pm – Bathtime biceps
-One must hang a resistance band on the bathroom doorknob and use it to work their arms and shoulders while their bath fills.
10 am – Get set for the morrow
Set the alarm!