6 Body Shaping Exercises You Can Literally Do While Lying in Bed
Sometimes you don’t have the time or desire to tie your shoes and walk out the door. When you feel like watching Netflix with a cup of tea and cookies, remember that you can kill 2 birds with one stone and turn your bed into a mini gym.
We invite you to rock your bed with these 6 exercises.
Killer Bodyweight Exercises to Get in Shape
straight leg raises
Lie on your back with your arms by your sides and your legs straight. Raise both legs to a 90-degree angle, then slowly lower them. Do 2 sets of 10 repetitions.
marching hip raises
Lie on your back with your knees bent and your heels under your butt. Lift your hips to form a straight line between your knees and shoulders.
Then squeeze your butt and wrap it around your core as you raise your bent foot over your hips. Put your foot back and repeat the same on the other side.
Kneeling roundhouse kick
Get on all fours, with your wrists under your shoulders and your knees at hips. Raise your leg up and out to the side until it is level with your hips.
Kick your foot to the side and slowly slide it into place. Do the same on the other side.
Place your forearms under your shoulders, palms down. Place your legs hip-width apart and make sure your body forms a straight line.
Then slowly raise your core, wrapping around your abdomen, and return to starting position. You can quickly repeat or hold each position for 10 seconds.
lie down on your back, stretching the arms above the head. Inhale and slowly raise and bend your body to a 90 degree angle. Then it goes back down slowly. Do 3 to 5 sets of 15 repetitions.
half cobra lizard
Lie on your stomach with your arms crossed at your sides. Push yourself up until your abdomen is slightly above the bed. Go back to the starting position. Repeat 15 times.
Do you think that exercises in bed are effective? Do you know other exercises?