Fitness Friday 4/24

Happy Friday!  I'm glad the day is here and the workweek is almost over.  How about you?  If you need a boost to get through this last workday, try these exercises on your lunch break, or for an afternoon pick-me-up.  If you're new to the Fitness Friday series on the blog, each Friday I'll give you a set of body weight exercises easily doable in an office or work setting (or at home).  The goal isn't so much to make you sweat or get in a full workout, but rather to make you conscious of getting up and moving around throughout your day.  (Awesome bonus: the images are pinnable and downloadable, so pin 'em to that fitness Pinterest board and refer back to them when you need a boost!)   Ready to get started?  Keep reading for the details!


Fitness Friday 4/24

3 x 3 (3 times through, 3 times today)

Tuck Jumps - time yourself for 10 seconds and see how many jumps you can get!  Tuck your knees to your chest as you jump up, and land softly on the feet.  Jump quick!

Wide-Arm Push Ups - bring the arms out wider than shoulder width.  Do these either from your feet, or from the knees, and remember to keep your spine aligned (that includes your neck!) and core engaged throughout.

Lying Toe Touches - lie down on your back, legs straight in the air so your body forms an 'L' as best you can.  From here, reach your hands to your toes, using your abs to raise your shoulder blades off the floor.

Readers: chat with me!  How'd that mini workout go for you?   What are you up to this weekend and how are you staying healthy and active?