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Quick Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Workout You Can Do Anywhere

It is not always easy to find time for a workout. Some days, there is just too much going on to get the physical activity you need and want. That does not mean that you have to completely miss out on getting some work done on your health and weight loss goals.

These are some exercises that can be done pretty much anywhere without getting all sweaty and gross. You just need a little space and a few minutes. Remember, every little bit helps and a little is better than none.

Exercises You Can Do Anywhere:


The Crunch

Area Worked Out: Abdominal Muscles

Time: Approx. 2 minutes

Lying on your back and with your feet on a chair, slowly raise your head off the ground just a few inches.

Hold it in this position for 2 second and then slowly lower you head back down.

Repeat the “crunch” 20 times.



Reverse Toe Curls

Area Worked Out: Lower Calves and Feet

Time: Approx. 2 minutes 

Stand flatfooted, feet straight, balancing yourself against a wall or table.

Slowly raise your toes.

Hold on for 2 secs and lower slowly.

Repeat the motion 20 times.


Good Ole’ Push Ups

Area Worked Out: Arms, Abdominal Muscles

Time: Approx. 3 minutes 

Lying on the floor face down, place your hands on the floor even with your shoulders.

Slowly, raise your body up by pushing against the floor while up keeping your back straight.

Hold for 2 seconds, then lower your body back to the floor slowly.

Repeat 5-10 times.


The Invisible Chair

Area Worked Out: Back, Thighs, Calves

Time: Approx. 5 minutes 

Standing straight with your back against the wall, slowly slide your body down into a sitting position.

Keep your back against the wall.

Hold for 15 seconds.

Slowly slide back up the wall, into a standing position.

Repeat 5-10 times.



Tip Toe Elevator

Area Worked Out: Upper Calves

Time: Approx. 2 minutes 

In the standing position and using the wall to balance, slowly raise your heals off the ground.

Standing on your tip toes, hold for 2-5 seconds.

Lower your heals back to the ground.

Repeat 10 times.


After you have mastered this simple anywhere workout, you can also begin to incorporate some more complicated yoga poses into your routine. Yoga is a great way to get in a muscle strengthening workout without having to hit the gym or find a weight set.

If you are new to yoga, there is a program that can help get you started and guide you through many different levels. Here is a link.

Don’t miss out on working out just because you don’t have time. You have made a commitment to yourself and sticking to it is easier than you think!


Yoga For Weight Loss and Overall Health
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