Driving And Doing Abdominal Exercises (at The Same Time)
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When I'm at a red light, I will hold in (contract) my abdominal muscles while breathing normally. After several lights, you really feel like you got in mini-ab work-out. I live 30 minutes from work, so that's a lot of crunching!
No equipment needed, well, maybe just your tummy!
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I have found that what appears to be a lot of belly fat is partly lack of muscle tone in the abdominal region. For me, this is due to having had two children and a hysterectomy.
I drive a city transit bus for a living, and I have been working on my abdominal muscles while driving by tightening my ab muscles while sitting at red lights, then releasing them when the light turns green. This turns what would normally be an unproductive part of my day into something positive and productive.
Spend time exercising, don't spend time getting ready to exercise!
Many exercises can be done in your everyday clothes! Walking (just wear walking shoes), crunches, jog in place, many light calesthenics, dumbell exercises, and many Sparkpeople exercise videos can all be done in street clothes! Saves the time spent driving to a gym and changing clothes.
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