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You can't skip a day's exercise with these indoor exercises

By:Vasudha Bhat, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Jul 22, 2014
There are many reasons because of which skipping an outdoor workout session becomes inevitable. On days like these, indoor workout ideas can provide a helping hand.
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    No More Skipping

    There are some days in a month when going out to workout seems tough. Other times, the weather outside does not seem to be in favour of a healthy regime. The reasons can be many but don’t forget that they come with a price tag. But, as they say, "where there is a will there is a way", here we give you some indoor workout ideas which do not depend on the weather or availability of exercise gears. All you would need to do is take up an empty corner of the house and start using it as a fitness shrine.

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    No More Skipping
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    Skipping Rope

    Calves, triceps, or belly fat? Skipping rope could be a solution to all your problems. And, the best part is that you do not need to step out of your house. Find a corner of your house and start jumping to be fit.

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    Skipping Rope
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    Stair Stepping

    Stair stepping is the best exercise you can do at home. The best part about this workout is that you could do it while doing everyday chores.

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    Stair Stepping
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    Plank

    When you are running out of time, this quick workout could come to your rescue. Get in a push-up position without bending your arms. Hold this position for some time.

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    Plank
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    Dance

    Dance like no one’s watching you. This will put your body in motion and will burn calories. An energetic dancing session can revitalize your senses and make you feel fresh.

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    Dance
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    Cleaning

    Vacuuming and mopping involves a lot of muscle strength and can compensate for your skipped gym session.

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    Cleaning
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    Water Bottle Weights

    If you are aiming to do some weight training exercises for the shoulder and back, filling water bottles could be the best solution for you. If filling bottles seems to be too easy, you could fill jugs.

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    Water Bottle Weights
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    Jumping Jacks

    If you don’t want to give up on your favourite television show over your workout session, a jumping jack would be the solution. Start jumping on the floor while watching television. Burning calories was never so entertaining, right?

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    Jumping Jacks
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    Workout Videos

    The internet is flooded with instructive videos on different workouts. Play one of them and start following the instructions.

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    Workout Videos
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