Top Exercises to do at Home
Do you want to be fit without spending an entire fortune at the gyms? Working out at home would be your best choice. But exercising at home requires extraordinary mental strength as there would be a zillion things to distract you.
Fixonclick brings you an array of ways in which you can tone yourself in between your chores at home.
In the hustle and bustle of life, have you ever wondered if it was okay to push family time aside for all of your other responsibilities? How are we to know just how important family time is to a growing child? Does it affect their emotional well-being and development?
Stairs are excellent addition to any house and it has got more use than making you climb to your bedroom upstairs (usually to snuggle in your bed). If you are in an apartment then walk up to your floor. If you live at a higher floor then use the lift to go around 5 floors below your floor and then walk up. Devise a game by chasing yourself to the top of the stairs and back. Try to do it a couple of times a day and you are going to be fit like a horse in no time.
Walk with a Pedometer
Pedometer is an app which counts the steps that you walk. Just put your phone in your pockets when you do your daily chores and the pedometer will count the steps that you have walked. This will give you ample motivation to walk more. You can set targets in the app and even know the calories burnt.
Before you walk off saying that jump ropes are for school kids, try out and see if you can last a continuous one minute. Jumping rope helps strengthen footwork, builds and strengthens upper back and shoulders, enhances coordination, and also allows one to burn about 500 calories in just 30 minutes. It’s an effective cardio workout and you can even do it in your kitchen while cooking. Careful not to fall face down into the curry!
Cleaning can be a very strenuous exercise, especially vacuuming and mopping. Set up a house cleaning schedule and make your house spotless instead of going out for a run on a hot sunny day. You might as well kill two birds with one stone!
Water Bottle Weights
If you are looking to do some arm, shoulder, and back strength training, you can make your own weights by filling up water bottles. You can tailor the exercise to your level by filling the bottles to the exact weight that you need. For a greater challenge, increase the water amount just a little bit each time you workout. Start with half filling the 1.5 liter water bottles and increasing the water amount. Go for a bigger bottle if these seem light. You can even buy water bottle dumbbells if you don’t want to DIY.
Squats jumps offer amazing toning benefits for calves, hamstrings, quadriceps, and core. They are an exercise that builds power, thus making you strong enough to run 2 rounds around the Abu Dhabi Corniche. Though your kids or spouse may make fun of you and degrade your worthy squat jumps by calling it frog jumps, don't lose heart, they are going to see your amazing fitness transformation soon.
One Leg Stand
This can be done best while you are brushing your teeth. Look into the mirror and lift one leg slowly and balance your body weight on the other. Take care not to tilt your hips as if you are standing on a high rope. Bring your leg back and do the same on the next leg. This simple exercise will boost your posture perfection and lower body strength. Too simple that it can be done anywhere in the house as long as you don't have your kids near you or else they will push you down.
Floor Wiping- the King of Calorie Burn
So this floor wiping is done not using a mop but using a cloth and your hands. You are ought to squat on the floor and wipe and mop the floor vigorously. Take out all that anger you have bottled up against your spouse or boss and clean the floor with intensity, not only will the floors of your home sparkle but also your fat will burn like anything.
The Bathing Exercise
Shower is a strict NO if you want to burn calories while bathing. Select the shortest bucket and the smallest cup and take a bath using these only. This can be done daily and you can boast to crowds that you even burnt calories while bathing.
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