Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Basket Lift – Upper arm workout while shopping


Exercise: The basket lift
Situation: Shopping
Exercises: Upper arms

Picking up some groceries, why not work those arms at the same time?

This workout is as simple as they come. Just pick up a basket and carry it with a slightly bent arm. It’s a static exercise that will give your upper arms a good workout. Don’t forget to switch arms.

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Turning Torso – Back & bum stretch in bed

stretch in bed
Exercise: Turning Torso
Situation: In bed
Stretches: Back & bum

After a long day at work this little stretch exercise will do wonders for your back.

Lay down on the side in bed. Use your left hand to press down your knee while also pressing down with your right arm to the bed. Switch sides! Feel your back return to its former glory.

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Tip Toe – Leg workout in the kitchen

leg workout in the kitchen
Exercise: Tip Toe
Situation: In the kitchen
Exercises: Legs

Lots of tasks in the kitchen involves standing still in one place for a period of time. This little exercise will help you workout your legs with minimal effort.

With slightly bent legs, stand up on the front of your feet. Tense your calves and keep your balance. Hold for as long as you can. Rest & repeat.

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