Get a muscle toning workout without hitting the gym or purchasing any new equipment.
Here are a few free ways to exercise by doing simple everyday activities.
STIR REFRIGERATED PEANUT BUTTER
Believe me, this is an exercise.
WORKS OUT: Deltoids (shoulders), Biceps
VARIATION OF: Weighted Arm Circles or Bicep Curls
DO LAUNDRY AT A LAUNDROMAT
Tip: if you find that the dryer is broken then carrying back the wet clothes will add some extra weight and bulk up those muscles.
WORKS OUT: Quadriceps, Biceps, Deltoids
VARIATION OF: Dead lift with Bicep Curls
LET YOUR CAR RUN OUT OF GAS
This may not be the most fun experience but you’ll be huge by the time you get to the gas station.
WORKS OUT: Full Body, Cardio
VARIATION OF: Pushing a Car (look it up, people actually do this)
STRETCH A FITTED SHEET OVER YOUR BED
It’s a daunting and seemingly impossible task made more enjoyable by knowing you’re getting stronger.
WORKS OUT: Biceps, Trapezius (back)
VARIATION OF: Rows
OPEN DOORS FOR EVERYONE
This one could take anywhere between 15 seconds and 3 hours depending on the size of the crowd.
WORKS OUT: Deltoids, Core
VARIATION OF: Internal and External Rotation with Resistance Band
HELP A FRIEND MOVE
Lift those heavy boxes and run them to the truck! Just make sure your friend returns the favor.
WORKS OUT: Full Body
VARIATION OF: Weighted Step Ups & Shoulder Press