When getting out of the blanket feels like such a task in the winter season, one cannot even think of stepping out of the house to exercise in the morning because chances of you falling sick due to the cold are higher than chances of getting healthier by exercise. Delhi-NCR has also reported very high levels of pollution post-Diwali and it has been advised to not go for jogs and runs outside as the toxic-filled air can harm you in a lot of ways. In such an event, the best way out of this situation is to workout indoors to stay fit, as well as aid your weight loss.
There are various workout options that you can do indoors without gym equipment also. It will keep you warm, help you avoid the adverse effects of pollution, while also promoting your efforts to slim down and get rid of that unhealthy belly fat. These activities can also improve your flexibility, help strengthen your muscle tone
Jumping keeps your heart healthy, aids weight loss, improves circulation and coordination in the body and apparently also relieves stress. Jumping rope is a fond memory of our childhood and can be easily practiced indoors in a small area.
Doing Yoga does not require huge gym equipment or machines but only a yoga mat and enough area to stretch your body. Breathing exercises like Anulom Vilom can be practised sitting indoors. You can also do yoga poses like the downward dog, upward dog, headstand, handstand, bridge, and many others that target different parts of your body.
Dancing can be one of the best workouts for your body as it burns calories, opens up your muscles, and warms the body up internally. Dancing uses almost all your body parts which help to improve circulation in the body.
Plank is a very popular exercise that almost everyone follows. You can also try it at home provided you know the correct method to do it. Planks can aid in reducing back pains, in reducing belly fat, and also improve your posture.
One thing that you can do at home without equipment or feeling cold is to use your stairs as a workout machine. You can make it a point to climb the stairs instead of taking the lift. You can also use a low height chair or stool and step up and down to exercise your legs and calf muscles.