Turn your home into a gym without investing in any equipment, yes you heard this right. There are a lot of exercises you can do with your furniture or simply body weight. For a full body workout, perform 3 sets of 10-15 repetitions of each workout.

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PUSH-UPS:
1 Rest feet on chair and position your body in 90 degrees angle, make sure your elbows are tucked in.

2 Hold the chair with your body straight and chest open, make sure your back is straight throughout the exercise.

push ups

DIPS:
Stand in front of the chair, facing forward with the chair behind you. Rest your body on your palms at the edge of the chair. Go down parallel to the chair with your feet on the ground and back up.
Use another chair in-front of you to elevate your feet and perform exact same exercise.

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PULLIES:
Lay under a chair holding the seat from each side positioning yourself straight, pull your body up until your elbows are 90 degrees and release.

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SQUATS:
1 Stand in-front of the chair squat down touch the chair with your buttocks and back up.

2 Stand next to the chair, resting one arm on the back of the chair, with one leg extended in front of you, squat with one leg using the chair for support and balance.

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PLANK:
1 Rest your body on your forearms and toes with your core as hard a wooden plank. Stay in position for 30 secs (or as long as you can hold a proper form) rest and repeat.

2 Lift one arm and opposite leg to perform ‘superman’ plank. Stay in position for 30 secs (or as long as you can hold a proper form) rest and repeat.

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LUNGES:
Stand in front of the chair, with one foot resting on the chair behind you and the other on step forward. Lunge down and up then switch legs.

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It’s easy to fit a workout any time, anywhere if you are willing to. After your done with this home workout remember to stretch and drink plenty of water.

Norshek Fawzy

FITNESS SPECIALIST. THE WELLNESS LOG