Easy Exercises for People With No Time Right Now
The pandemic isn’t an especially easy time to exercise. Here’s some expert-backed moves to try at home.
“If squeezing in a workout feels like a pipe dream, here’s a little something you can do instead.” Anna Maltby, Elemental’s executive editor, is also a certified personal trainer and she has simple exercises for the antsy and time-constrained. The moves she recommends focus on the body’s posterior chain—all the muscles on the back of the body. Why?
Over time, those posterior muscles can become chronically overstretched and weakened, which has all kinds of unfortunate consequences for the way our bodies function and feel. Bad posture, aching necks and backs, stiff and clicky hips, even less optimal breathing: nothing good.
Read the tips below.