Don’t let winter get the best of you! When you’re trapped inside during these cold, snowy, winter months stay active. Her are five easy exercises to keep you going during the winter months without leaving home.
2. Up and down a step: Find any step in your home and go up and down, alternating legs 20 x.
3. Cane raises: Use a cane, golf club or anything straight. Grab with hands shoulder width apart and lift overhead 20 x.
4. Arm curls: Grab any small wt. or object around the house and perform an arm curls 20x.
5. Overhead press: Again grab a small weight and press straight up overhead 20 x.
These five easy exercises won’t take longer than 5 minutes. If there too easy increase the number of repetitions or weight. Remember, spending a few minutes exercising each day keeps you going during these cold winter months.
Brian Colvin, PT
Steve Bartz, PT