We know sitting all day is bad for us, increasing our risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and certain cancers. But you can counteract the negative effects of sitting eight hours a day by getting in an hour of exercise. And any time you can find during the day to throw in some extra movements is a bonus!
So after dinner, instead of plopping yourself on the couch while bingeing on episodes of This is Us, get up and do this quick 10-minute bodyweight workout.
The Workout: Do each of the exercises below for one minute.
Squat with a side leg lift (30 seconds per side)
Elbow plank with a donkey kick (30 seconds per side)
Forward lunges (alternate between sides)
Plank with bunny hop (alternate between sides)
Feeling super motivated? Repeat this again! Or do this 10-minute couch and pillow workout.