Exercise Tips -
Welcome to our series, Title Tips: Simple goals that you can easily accomplish today!
Exercise and activity are key to staying fit and being healthy.
Not only will exercise help you to lose weight and keep it off, it will also make you feel better, improve your energy level, help to control your blood sugar and cholesterol, as well as improve muscle and bone mass.
Although you may not be able to head to your gym or run in the park, here are a few great tips you can still do to stay active while at home.
You can jog in place for 20-30 minutes while watching your favorite TV show, talking with friends on the phone, or while listening to your favorite music workout playlist.
You can use a variety of online exercise video classes:On YouTube – you can pick the best workout program and intensity level that is right for you…from 20 or 30 min walking videos, to low impact classes, hip hop, and Zumba.
- Click on the below 20-30 minute YouTube workout video links:
Exercise Video 1 - 20 minute Walk at Home
Exercise Video 2 - 30 minute Walk at Home
Exercise Video 3 - 30 minute Hip Hop Fit workout
Exercise Video 4 - 20 minute Zumba
Exercise Video 5 - 30 minute HIIT Cardio
Exercise Video 6 - 30 minute Low Impact Cardio
Other online resources include:
LessMills On Demand - large selection of currently free home workouts,
Asphalt Green at Home
Or you can use any of these Fitness Apps on your smart phone or iPad to get in a good workout:
Nike Training Club
Try free fitness videos in categories like “Workouts in Small Spaces.”
Use AirPlay with your Apple TV for an immersive experience.
On the couch? Smash a pillow. In the kitchen? Dance with skillets.
Get in some exercise with fun micro-workouts that add up.
You don’t need a Peloton (or any equipment, actually) to get in a great workout. Choose from tons of HIIT cardio, yoga, and stretching classes.
With so many free opportunities to stay active while at home, there is no excuse sit on that couch all day. So get up on your feet and let’s start moving.
(Keep in mind, that if you are not feeling well, you should consult with your primary MD.)