is coming close, it can be a crazy and hectic time for all of us. But don’t worry, you still tone all over your body by incorporating exercise into your cooking routine. You don’t need to go to the gym, but only enjoy sneaking into this fat-burning circuit between chopping and mashing, cooking, or preparing your dish.

So let’s learn our top 5 exercises you can do while cooking dinner now, to feel better and admire how good your body will look after that!

How it works:

Do each exercise for 50 seconds, followed by a fast 10-second break, do 4 rounds as a total.

WIDE LEG SQUAT

TARGET YOUR HAMSTRINGS, HIP FLEXORS, AND CALVES

 Wide-leg-squat

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HOW TO DO:

  1. Stand facing your cooking stove or counter and step all feet out wide laterally
  2. Angle your toes outward and maintain your core as straight and tall as possible
  3. Flex your knees and start lowering hips toward the ground
  4. Create a roughly 90-degree angle and clench your glutes and thighs
  5. Push through heels to press yourself back to your standing posture
  6. Do 8 reps

 

LATERAL LEG LIFT

TARGET YOUR GLUTES AND HIPS

 Lateral-leg-lift

HOW TO DO:

  1. Stand facing your stove and with feet narrower a bit than your hip distance.
  2. Shift your body weight to the left foot and avail glutes and hips to raise your right leg as high as possible and make them our laterally to your side
  3. Lower your leg back to the beginning carefully without utilizing your momentum to do the movement
  4. Do 15 reps on one leg before switching your sides

 

JUMPING JACKS

TARGET YOUR ABS, ARMS, BACK, SHOULDERS, GLUTES AND LEGS

girl-doing-a-jumping-jack

HOW TO DO:

  1. Stand with arms at both sides
  2. In one single motion, hop both legs out laterally when you start swinging your arms up overhead
  3. Hop your feet back to center as you bring your arms back to sides
  4. Do 8 – 12 reps

 

COUNTER PUSH-UPS

TARGET YOUR CHEST, TRICEPS AND BACK

Counter-pushups

 

HOW TO DO:

  1. Put hands on the edge of your counter in the kitchen and spread out the arms
  2. Step feet out behind you so that your whole body can create a straight line from heel to head
  3. Tighten your core and then flex your elbows
  4. Lower chest toward the counter
  5. Once your chest nearly touches, reverse the motion, and press yourself back to the beginning

 

MARCH AND TWIST

TARGET YOUR CORE MUSCLES

 March-and-twist

HOW TO DO:

  1. Stand tall with hands behind head and spread your elbows out laterally
  2. Flex right knee and draw it high in front of your body when you twist torso to the right
  3. Once your left elbow reaches toward the right knee, reverse the motion and place right foot back down
  4. Do it when you try to twist the torso back to center
  5. Repeat on the other side for one rep
  6. Do 10 – 15 reps

 

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