Monthly Archives: October 2012

Side Crunches in the sofa

workout illustration of woman doing crunches in sofa
Situation: In the sofa
Exercises: Side of abs

HOW: This exercise will target the side of your abs. Lay on your side and lift your legs from the sofa as you do your crunches. If you need some extra help you can place your upper arm behind your head for support. You can also do side crunches when laying on your side with knees resting on the sofa.

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Stretch Hamstrings in bed

illustration of woman stretching in bed
Situation: In Bed
Stretches: Hamstrings

HOW: Lay flat down on your back. Bring your leg to the side of your body and gently press your foot and knee down towards the bed next to your chest. You should feel a good stretch on the backside of your ass. Keep the tension for about 10 seconds before relaxing a changing legs. Stretch a couple of times on each side.

This little stretch exercise is good for when getting ready for bed and you need to stretch your bottom after a long day at work.

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Neck stretch – at the dinner table

illustration of man stretching at a table
Exercise: Neck stretch
Situation: At the dinner table
Stretches: Side & back of neck

HOW: Sit up straight and grab hold of the edge of the chair. With the other hand, pull you head diagonally forward to stretch the back/side of the neck. Hold the stretch for about 10 seconds and repeat a few times on both sides.

This is great if you have a stiff neck after a long day at the office. You can of course do this stretch exercise in many other places as well eg. when on the toilet, in a meeting, etc etc.

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