JULY 6, 2022
Many businesses have adopted a remote work setup since the COVID-19 pandemic began. But despite its benefits, working from home can result in employees’ reduced physical activity. A sedentary lifestyle can lead to chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and cancer. To stay fit and active on workdays, you can do these workout moves at home.
Squats strengthen the muscles, ligaments, bones, and tendons of your lower body, helping reduce the risk of injury and improve your posture, mobility, and balance. They’re also a great way to burn unwanted calories. Here’s how to do squats properly:
Push-ups are high-intensity strength exercises that help develop upper body strength, improve core stability, protect your cardiovascular system, boost metabolism, and support bone health. Here are the steps to doing push-ups:
Try to go for two sets of push-ups three times a week. Men should do 10 to 15 push-ups per set, while women should do 4 to 8 reps per set. Once you’re comfortable performing basic push-ups, you can take it to the next level by mixing it up with these variations.
Tricep dips, also called bench dips, are bodyweight exercises aimed at strengthening your triceps and getting rid of flabby arm fat. This exercise also helps build chest and shoulder muscles. Follow these steps to perform tricep dips:
You can start with two sets of 5–10 reps. The number of sets and repetitions that will be added over time will depend on how well you maintain good posture and technique while doing this exercise.
Despite its funny name, the burpee is a challenging exercise that targets different muscle groups in your body, including the shoulders, quads, glutes, and hamstrings. It helps improve cardiovascular health, burn fats and calories, stabilize your core, and improve balance, posture, and mobility.
Here’s how to do a burpee:
Making these exercises part of your daily routine is an excellent way to stay active at home. Call Lanlogic today to find more ways to improve your remote work setup.