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5 Ways To Keep Fit At Home

5 Ways To Keep Fit At Home

You don't have to own a pricey gym membership to get fit. Here are five ways to get fit in the comfort of your own home.

Invest In A Skipping Rope

Five minutes of skipping each day makes a big difference. Not only is skipping fun, it burns calories and improves your cardiovascular health.

Wall Sits

All you need to do is find a wall to lean against and slide down so your knees are bent at right angles. The push into the wall and hold for around one minute. Once you're comfortable with this, you can lift your toes for a fuller workout.

Clean Your House

Yes, cleaning your house is a task we all dread and for many exercise is too. So how about combining the pair? Vacuuming, dusting, even washing the dishes can lead to calorie loss. Try it and see the results.

Use The Stairs

Try walking up and down the stairs a few times. It can help tone your muscles and is a great workout. Steppers are often used in gyms, but you can a ready-made one at home, so use it.

Homemade Weights

The idea of weight lifting is to build muscle as well as give your heart a workout. You don't need to purchase expensive weights, you've probably got items at home you can use. Start off with lighter items such as bottles of soda and then move onto heavier ones. You can even add sand to increase the weight.

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