Get fit without getting out of bed

Often, we go through times when the mind wants to stick to the exercise regime, but the body doesn’t want to leave the bed. So here are few simple exercises from our ‘Fitness in Bed’ series, which can be done while staying in the bed itself.

Fitness in Bed #1

Downward Dog

Downward Dog

  • Releases tension from your spine
  • Opens the hip and shoulders
  • Improves digestion

Fitness in Bed #2

Seated Russian Twist

Seated Russian Twist

  • Good workout for the whole abdomen
  • Reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases
  • Strengthens your lower back due to the position

Fitness in Bed #3

The Peddler

The Peddler

  • Improves blood circulation
  • Helps in controlling obesity
  • Improves strength of legs

Fitness in Bed #4

The Locust

The Locust

  • Strengthens muscles of the upper and lower back
  • Stretches out shoulders, chest, belly, thighs 
  • Helps relieve stress and anxiety

Fitness in Bed #5

The Hip Bridge

The Hip Bridge

  • Reduces knee and back pain
  • Stimulates abdominal organs, lungs, thyroid
  • Calms the mind and helps relieve stress

Fitness in Bed #6

The Cobra

The Cobra

  • Decreases stiffness of the lower back
  • Helps clear passages of heart and lungs
  • Improves blood circulation and oxygen flow

So remember them, as they can come in handy on any (lazy) day!

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