FOLLOW Good Posture Signs chin parallel to the floor shoulders even (roll your shoulders up, back, and down to help achieve this) neutral spine (no flexing or arching to overemphasize the curve in your lower back) arms at your sides with elbows straight and even abdominal muscles braced hips even knees even and pointing straight ahead body weight distributed evenly on both feet.
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FOLLOW HIIT workouts you can do from the comfort of your own home
Chances are you've heard about the fitness phenomenon, HIIT. And for good reason - the tough workout promises toned muscles and intense fat burning in a matter of minutes. The best part is, you don't have to leave your house to get its benefits.
The P.A.U.L. method (10 minutes)
Choose one exercise for each of the following four categories:
P- Plyometric cardio (e.g., Jumping Jacks) A- Abs (e.g., Plank) U- Upper Body (e.g., Push-Ups) A HIIT circuit (beginners and advanced) Jumping Jacks: 20 reps or 40 reps Squat: 10 reps or 20 reps Incline push-up: 10 seconds or 20 seconds Plank: 30 seconds or 40 seconds Single-Leg Glute Bridge: 5 reps each leg or 10 reps each leg Complete this circuit three times with a 30-second rest between each round. The 3-HIIT wonder (10 minutes) 40 Speed Skaters 10 Floor Burpees 15 Leg Lift + Hip Lift Set a timer for 10 minutes and complete the circuit as many times as possible with little to no rest over the course of those 10 minutes. FOLLOW What is the 7-Minute Workout? It consist of 13 full body, lower body and upper body exercises The exercises are simple, not too tiring and incredibly effective. Because t... The exercises
1. Jumping Jacks
2. Wall sits
3. Push ups ( if you can't, you can try them on your knees)
4. Ab Crunches
7. Triceps dips on a chair
9. High knees running in place
10. Lunges (Alternating legs)
FOLLOW Top 10 Ways to Fix Your Terrible Posture
Good posture isn't just about looks. How we sit, stand, and walk affect both our health and our moods. So stop slouching and get centered with these top 10 posture tips. This isn't an option for everyone, since it involves investing in an expensive video game system, but if you have the Nintendo Wii or Wii U, I highly recommend the Wii Fit.
Get the Wii Fit
... to play games that require balancing and movement.
Playing any games while standing up is also an alternative, as sitting all day is bad for us. Test Your Posture
Test your back and neck posture against a wall or check proper posture illustrations to find any areas you need to work on when standing.
Be more aware of your feet when you’re standing and adjust your weight so it’s distributed evenly across both feet.
Core Strengthening Exercises
Do pilates and other core strengthening exercises to help you stand taller and maintain a proper posture.
Yoga also does that and emphasizes body awareness and balance.
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