Not sure how to incorporate simple workouts to break the sedentary lifestyle? Read on to find out the various ways to keep fit despite your busy schedules.

Take the staircases


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Take the stairs instead of the elevators. Taking the stairs is one of the best exercises you can do. It helps to build muscle mass while burning calories. Our body can burn almost 180 calories by climbing stairs for 20 minutes, and just a few minutes per day of stair-climbing can improve the heart health.

 

Wake up earlier


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Schedule an earlier wake up time of 30 minutes and go for a quick jog around the estate. This change to your lifestyle not only helps to give your metabolism a boost, it keeps you energized throughout the day!

 

Household chores


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Doing household chores is another avenue for you to sweat it out. Set aside some time during weekends to clean your house and treat it as a weekly workout session. At the end of the day, you get to enjoy a spotless house and great exercise!

 

Workout buddy


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Consider getting a friend to participate in workout activities together! Plan a hiking trip or sign up for a fitness class you’d never dare to take on your own. Working out with another person doubles the fun as both of you get to spur each other on and catch up over a meal or snack post workout!

 

Exercise while watching TV


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Torn between going to the gym and rushing home to watch your latest Netflix addiction? You can do both at the same time by getting off your couch! Squats, lunges and sit-ups are perfect exercises to do while watching TV. It helps to strengthen your core and tone your lower body without disrupting your viewing. These exercises work for several muscle groups at the same time, and also improve your balance.

Exercise offers incredible benefits that can improve nearly every aspect of your health. To maintain health and reduce the risk of health problems, health professionals recommend a minimum of 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity on most days. Make time for exercise and feel the difference today!