Do you feel lazy to get out of bed and exercise early in the morning? Well, there are a few exercises which can be done from your bed. So for all those who do not have the willpower to exercise early in the morning, especially in the winter, here are a few exercises which are equally effective and will help you to stay healthy.
Here Are Some Exercises From Your Bed
You need to slowly rotate your neck and head. Turn your neck from the left to your right side. Repeat this at least 10 times. This is an effective massage for your upper shoulders and your neck muscles. This helps in improving blood circulation to the brain too.
Diamond Reverse Crunches
Start as you lie down on your back. Your arms will be by your side. Your palms shall face down. Slowly bring your feet together. At this point, you should open your knees to side. The space just between your legs will be in the shape of diamond at this point. You will press your palms now and slowly brace the core as you start raising your feet up. Your core should be up, moving upwards to the ceiling. You can again bring the hips back slowly. This will be one repetition. You will be working on your thighs and lower ab muscles.
Marching Hip Raise
Lie down on your back. Your knees will be bent. Your heels should be near your butt. Your arms shall be by your sides and your palms should face down. You should press to your heels and lift up your heels slowly, so that your body is in line with your shoulders and knees. You will not extend your leg but slowly squeeze your butt. You will slowly lift your right foot from the bed and bring up your right knee just over the right hip. Take your right foot back and place it on the bed. Repeat the entire process with your left side. This will be one repetition. You can continue with your other leg. This exercise shall work on your thighs, abs and your butt muscles.
Lie down on your back. Your hands shall be just under your hips. Your palms will be facing down. Bring up your feet into the air. Keep your toes pointed. Keep both your legs straight and engage the core as you begin lowering the right leg down. Lower it towards your bed with full control. Bring back your leg to the start position. Try not to touch down. You should repeat this with your other leg. This will complete a single repetition. This workout is good for your lower legs and abs.
Lie down comfortably on your right, keep your right knee bent and your foot shall be behind you. You can prop up your head with your right hand. On your left hip, place your left hand. Extend your left leg and point your left toes. It should form a straight line, in alignment with the body. Ensure that your hips are stacked. Slowly lift your left leg up and point it towards the ceiling. Bend your knee and slowly bring it towards the body. You will extend your leg backwards and point towards the ceiling. You can again lower it with control. Get back to the start position. This will be one repetition. Repeat this for at least 30 seconds. You can repeat using your opposite side. You will be working out your ab muscles, outer thighs and butt.