Staying active and fit is a challange during the lockdown period. Here are the Top Four Exercises that don't take much of your time but are fun and help all your family stay fit if done regularely. To know how much activity time kids, adults, pregnant women and breasfeeding mothers need a week read this.
1. PLANK is a form of bodyweight exercises that will never go out of fashion. Planks are one of the most effective exercises your kids and you can do. Why? Because they require a small time investment on your part, and offer the chance to achieve substantial results in a relatively short span of time. Training Core strength, biceps, neck, shoulder muscles and the muscles in your thighs. Bonus - an increased boost to your overall metabolism.
2. PUSH-UPS are a fast and effective exercise for building upper body strength, can be done anywhere and don’t require any equipment. Do them together as a family, gradually increase the number each week and enjoy the progress.
3. ROPE JUMPS are not only fun but also a calories burn leader among the exercises that may be done at home - 15 to 20 calories per minute resulting into the burn of 200 to 300 calories in a simple 15 minute workoutm which is 25% more calories than running.
4. SIT UPS are not only core-stabilizing abdominal muscles, but also beneficial to obliques, hip flexors, chest, and neck. They promote good posture by working your lower back and gluteal muscles. With a larger range of motion, situps target more muscles than crunches and static core exercises. This makes them an ideal addition to your home fitness program.
To stay fit during the lockdown, increase your daily activity, reduce the amount of time you spend sitting, and follow a healthy diet.