WORK ROU­TINES

SHE Carribean Magazine - - BODY SHOP -

BATH­ROOM SQUATS

Ev­ery time you go to the bath­room try to do 20 squats. You may not think it’s a lot at first, but trust us, it adds up, keep­ing those legs toned and that heart rate up. By the end of the day you may be close to 200 squats and not even re­alise. (Make sue you’re drink­ing plenty of wa­ter through­out the day).

THE STAIR CLIMBER

It's the ma­chine we all love to hate at the gym, but tak­ing the stairs is a great way to sneak in some ex­er­cise while you're at work. In­stead of wait­ing on the el­e­va­tor, the stairs will get you where you need to go while burn­ing a few ex­tra calo­ries. Try aim­ing for 2 at a time to feel an ex­tra burn.

THE CHAIR DIP

Yes, we nor­mally used a bench or a box at the gym, but dips are dips. Ev­ery half hour see if you can sneak in 10 tri­cep dips. By the end of the day you would have got­ten in a full arm work­out and not even bro­ken a sweat!

THE WALK AROUND

Sit­ting down for too long isn't good for any­one, get up ev­ery once in a while and go for a walk, even if it is just from one side of the room to the other. Ev­ery lit­tle helps, not to men­tion that walk­ing around breaks up the bore­dom and monotony of sit­ting at your desk and star­ing at the com­puter all day long.

THE SEATED CRUNCH

Sit-ups are usu­ally done ly­ing down, but there's no law against al­ter­ing an ex­er­cise for the greater good. While you are sit­ting on the chair, get a tight grip at the sides and raise both legs off the ground to­wards your stom­ach. Af­ter do­ing about 15 of these you will swear you feel the 6-pack start­ing to form.

Try shar­ing these quick and easy work ex­er­cises with your col­leagues, and be­fore you know it, every­one will be in on the fun. Be­come the face of fit­ness you’ve al­ways wanted and don’t find the time to keep ac­tive, make the time.

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