Exercises in under 10 mins for your crazy-busy schedule

Since staying fit in between you last minute work calls and impromptu party plans can get tough, you need to learn a few fitness tricks.

Living in a metro can be taxing. You have to wake up early, get ready, prepare meals to eat and pack and run to catch public transport. Fitness takes a backseat in all the daily hustle.  Staying fit in between you last minute work calls and impromptu party plans can get tough. Hence you need to learn a few trick to stay healthy even when busy. Sneaking a quick workout into your schedule isn’t tough if you turn fitness into a priority.

Here are a few exercises that you can do in under 10 minutes for your legs and glutes  and for the sake of your well being that cannot be compromised even for work.

Squats : 3 minutes

Squats are easiest to learn. They are one of the most effective lower body exercise that can work on several muscles together including the core, glutes and quads.

Start with feet wide apart  and toes turned out . Keep you back and chest straight  and then bend your hip to the floor  like you are going to sit on the chair . You can either raise your arms or clasp them to maintain balance.  Keep your thighs parallel to floor and then return to standing position.  Don’t let your knees inwards and heels and toes come up. Do as many squats as you can in 3 minutes.

Planks: 2 minutes

This is a simple yet effective bodyweight exercise that requires no equipment  and can be performed just about anywhere. While you hold your body  stiff as a board when doing plank the muscles connecting your upper body and lower body , shoulders, glutes , arms are all stretched.

Plant hands directly under shoulders, slightly wider than shoulder width. Ground toes into the floor and squeeze glutes to stabilize your body. While lookingat a spot on the floor about a foot beyond your hands, hold your position for 20 seconds. As you get more comfortable hold each plank for a longer time.

Reverse Lunge : 4 minutes

Lunges also go a long way in working out the lower body and core. Doing regular lunges will help you strengthen your glutes, quads, and hamstrings. It also a very easy exercise for beginners.

Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and keeps hands aside. Keep heel of your right foot off the floor. Bend both knees till your left quad and right shin are parallel to the floor. Return to the standing position and repeat the same for your left foot.. Always remember your back should be straight and left knee over your left foot.

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