Do you spend long hours sitting in the same place or in front of the monitor? If finding time to exercise has always been a problem with you and spending hours sitting down at one place is your job, you simply need to do some easy exercises, sitting at your desk or anyone else at your workplace. It won’t take extra time and will keep you fit and healthy. The best part is that you can do these exercises without anyone knowing too, if you wish.
Try Work Place Exercises:
Squats are highly effective body strengthening exercises which can be done by anyone. You just need two minutes to do squats. Stand tall and keep your back straight. Lower your body to just an inch of your chair, just as if you are about to sit down. Stay in this position for a few seconds and get back to the standing position. It keeps unwanted fat away from hips, thighs and tummy area.
Seated Leg Raiser
A good way to exercise without letting anyone know. As you sit, straighten one of your legs or both your legs upwards. Hold on to this position for at least 10 seconds. You can again lower your legs and let your feet touch the ground. Repeat. You can do alternate legs for at least 15 repetitions. You can loop a small bottle as an added weight which will be like an abs workout. It keeps your legs toned.
Water Bottle Weights
Use a water bottle as your weight and to make your workouts difficult. You can use water bottles for front raises, for your bicep curls and also for overhead presses. They will make your exercises challenging.
The Wall Sit
Wall sits are excellent for building endurance and strength. Start by standing tall and keeping your back pressed against the wall. Bend your knees and again slide your back a bit down the wall. Your thighs will be parallel to floor. You need to sit down and hold your breath for at least 60 seconds. If you are looking for some additional burn, you can also cross your right ankle just over your left knee. Hold on to this position for at least 15 seconds and then switch sides.
As you are seated, stretch you arm in front. Your arm should be palm up. You will grab your fingers using your other hand. Pull them down slowly and stretch using your forearm. Do this whenever you get time for better blood circulation.
Another desk exercise which can be easily kept under the wrap. This squeeze works to tone and squeeze your buttocks. You can do this by simply squeezing your buttocks and stay in the position for at least 10 seconds. Release after the time and repeat the exercise. You can keep doing this exercise until you get tired. You will love the results.
Low Impact Jumping Jacks
Start by raising your right arm. Tap your left toe a bit to your side at the same time. Your right foot should be on floor. You need to alternate sides for one minute.
Start by standing as you keep your arms by the sides. Your palms will face backwards. Now, pulse your arms backwards a little bit for 5 seconds. Release. You should repeat this at least 15 times for best results. Your arms should be long and straight throughout.