Sit erect at the edge of your chair and begin with your feet about a foot apart. Hold your posture and circle outward with your feet 12-15 reps, then circle inward 12-15 reps. You can do one leg at a time alternating inward then outward until you get the rhythm. it can be done anytime and gets in more lower body exercise.
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Fail proof way to get in your 10 minutes every day
I do two sets of strength training exercises every time I go to the bathroom. I alternate upper body and lower body exercises every other day. My favorites are incline pushups and tricep dips using the bathroom vanity. Lower body favorites are squats, lateral lunges, single leg squats, and standing leg lifts. I also spend half my day (afternoons) at a standing work station at work. It helps with back pain and I avoid the afternoon slump.
No equipment needed and you hardly break a sweat. Three trips to the bathroom a day is your 10 minutes and you didn't have to carve out any time to do it or even change into your gym clothes!
While you do things at home or work, add some strength training, stretching or cardio moves to what you are already doing. While brushing teeth you can do leg lifts; while talking on the phone grab a hand weight for curls; while cleaning add some dance or cardio moves; while sitting at the computer add stretches or leg lifts. Take stock of your daily activities and have fun trying to add little moves to keep yourself moving throughout the day!
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