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Late Night Exercise Ideas

Late-Night Exercise Ideas

You overslept and missed your morning workout. And you couldn't make it to the gym because of a late meeting. Before giving up on working out completely tonight, try one of these ideas you can do at home instead.

What else can you do at home? To find out,


  • Work out with a yoga ball. Lie on your belly and do superman booty lifts to tone the back of your body. Or up the ante with bicycle crunchesl, they're much more challenging with a ball and will tone your core.
  • Pop in an exercise DVD. Choose a fast-paced video if you feel like getting your heart rate up, or a mellow one if you want to do something relaxing before bed. Here are a few of my favorite workout DVDs.
  • Stretch or do yoga. Flexibility training is an essential part of fitness that is quiet and easy to do. Plus, it is a great way to calm down after a busy day, and prepare you for a restful night of sleep
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Mouzzer Mouzzer 7 years
I usually work out after 11:30 pm cause it is really the only time I have to myself. Problem is, of I get my heart rate up too much or do too many reps with weights etc. I just cannot get to sleep. So I am having to stick to slower pilates and dance-type exercise and I always do a static curtsy lunge cause it's quiet and works my wobbly bits. This has been working so far, but I really feel I need more aerobic lately and I miss it.
amber512 amber512 7 years
I can't wait to get a house so I can actually DO a workout DVD at home! I have a nice collection, just don't like angering my downstairs neighbors.
SeptemberLights SeptemberLights 8 years
I like to go home- watch my favorite soap and do pilates moves on all the commericial breaks. You get in a good 20-30 mins of exersize and it goes by fast.
tamaradulva tamaradulva 8 years
I do yoga for flexibility training. I do vinyasas that don't include and great deal of standing or rising positions (i.e. no sun salutations involved) so that I can unwind from the day at night while improving my flexibility.
Spectra Spectra 8 years
Usually I have my second break at work at around 8:30 or 9pm and I like to sneak into the gym (usually deserted) and I do pushups and bicycle crunches on the ball to destress. It gets me in the mood to get home soon and wind down.
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