Daily Home Exercises
Daily exercise not just keeps you in good shape; it also brings many other health benefits. Those who exercise on a daily basis are seen to have more energy, stamina, and a stable healthy weight and also experience less stress. Every aspect of oneís physical fitness is improved by exercise, provided one is regular with it. A religious workout regime will also result in significant fat loss, which in turn reduces the risk of heart attack, heart diseases, insomnia and many other weight-related health problems. Daily exercise is crucial to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. However, it is not possible for all of us to hit the gym everyday, owing to either busy or haphazard lifestyle. Below given are some daily exercises, which you can perform at home. Donít wait to get started!
Daily Workout At Home
Take a couch or chair and sit on its edge. Place your palms down on the seat behind you. Your feet are to be set firmly down in front of you, with your knees bending at a 90-degree angle. Keep the muscles of your abdomen tight. Slowly, lift your legs as high as they can go comfortably. Do not try to lift your legs beyond your physical convenience. Bring your legs down to their original position, but do not let them touch the floor again. You have to breathe inside as your legs go up and exhale as your bring them down. Repeat this exercise for 10 times per rep. Do three reps.
Place both your hands behind the back of your head. Your elbows should be pointed straight in the outward direction. Separate your feet so that they are shoulder-length apart. Keep your chest outward and sit down in a way as if there is chair kept behind you. Hold this position for about 3 seconds and then bring yourself back to the standing position. Repeat this exercise for 10 times per rep. Do 3 reps. Squats help build and strengthen your hamstrings, butt muscles, and quadriceps. They can be tried against a wall as well. Sit down against a wall, for about 20 seconds at a time, without any support. Take rest and repeat the exercise.
Cord jumps are a quick way to add cardiovascular workout in your daily exercise routine. Take an unplugged extension cord and spread it on the floor. Stand on one side of the extension cord at the bottom. The next step is to jump over the cord with one foot and then, get the other foot down as well, on the other side of the cord. Move back and forth across the cord, making forward and backward movement. Increase your speed as you go along. Jump back and forth over the rope with either foot quickly, if you intend to do a high energy workout. Continue the exercise for a period of 10 minutes, or till the time you begin to sweat.