Tips on Sneaking Muscle-Building Exercises into Your Day

by The Cooperative
Adding muscle-building exercise into your everyday life does not need to be stressful, and it does not require you to dedicate hours of your time in a gym lifting weights daily or weekly. If you have a busy lifestyle, there are simple ways you can incorporate muscle-building exercises into your daily routine. Here are practical tips to help you sneak muscle-building activities into your daily routine:
  1. Deskercise- Office Friendly Moves:
    • Chair squats.
    • Seated leg raises.
    • Arm curls.
    • Desk push-ups or planks.
  2. Bathroom Break Exercises:
    • Calf raises seated or standing.
    • Wall sits.
    • Arm raises or curls to and from the bathroom.
    • If in the office, go to the furthest bathroom on another floor and use the stairs.
  3. Kitchen Workouts:
    • Countertop push-ups.
    • Countertop planks or planks while doing dishes.
    • Squats while doing dishes.
    • Lunges while mopping or sweeping the floor.
  4. Television Time Toning:
    • Crunches during commercial breaks.
    • Standing leg raises to the front or side.
    • Standing arm raises to the front or side.
    • Planks during commercial breaks.
  5. Household Chores with a Twist:
    • Lunges while vacuuming.
    • Stair climbing sets.
    • Scrub walls in a circular, up-and-down, or side-to-side motion.
  6. Grocery shopping:
    • Shopping bag curls with groceries.
    • Calf raises while waiting in line.
    • Stand on one foot while waiting in line (This can be done anywhere you stand and wait).
Following the tips mentioned above will allow you to incorporate muscle-building exercises into your daily routine without having to commit hours of your time to exercise. Be creative and commit to integrating short exercises into your daily routine to help you stay on track with your exercise goals. Start small, be consistent, and you will notice an increase in strength and muscle tone over time.
By, Coach Mariah

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