Are You JUST WATCHING TV! I am Doing This While Watching TV!

Exercising while watching tv – Many of us either do not know or believe in to use the TV time productively. If at all we do, greater health goals can be achieved without any extra investments of time and money.

We all are same.

Most of us spend leisure television time lounging on the couch or laying in bed enjoying the latest episode of a favourite show, sporting event, or a new movie that appears interesting. It of course is truly relaxing, having a bit of time to yourself and to be entertained, and who can blame you especially at the end of a long day.

Well, alright!

There are other ways too, to relax your mind, body and soul, while you watch TV!

The Bonus is, you get a fit body alongside.

Especially when you have find it difficult to incorporate a regular workout routine into your weekly schedule. You can always  consider exercising while watching television. This is an excellent opportunity to so some semi-stationary calisthenics and strength building exercises that can really kick-start your commitment to workout regularly and develop a healthy life.

You will discover that if you simply stick with consistence exercising while watching television, your strength and endurance will increase dramatically after a month or two.

Freehand Exercises To Start With

All you beautiful women, and handsome guys, here are a few initial, yet regular exercises that can be done without taking your eyes off the television screen. In other words, you will be able to workout while watching your show figuratively killing two birds with one stone!

Just go in random order, whichever suits you, as per your fitness and strength levels. You can eliminate or repeat as per your endurance.

Pushups, situps, squats, lunges, jumping jacks, running in place, high knees, butt kicks, bridges, cobras, supermans, planking, mountain climbers, and burpees are just some of the many exercises you can do indoors in front of the television without needing much room around you or a whole lot of equipment. 

Once you learn how to do these exercises, you can put together a number of different ones to do right there in your living room. Which will form a fitness regime for you. 



A Proper Regime 

Here is an example of a possible exercising regime put together especially for the time when you are watching TV. Try this when you are ready after the initial freehand exercising. 

  • 15 Jumping Jacks
  • 10 Squats
  • 10 Push-ups
  • 20 Mountain Climbers
  • 15 Jumping Jacks
  • 10 Lunges on each leg
  • 10 Push-ups
  • 20 Mountain Climbers
  • 30 Sit-ups
  • 10 Burpees 

If you do not know how to properly perform these exercises, or if you’ve never even heard of them before, you can easily find out how do to them in the correct manner after a simple Internet or YouTube search. 

If you don’t want to actually workout while the program is on, an option you have is to do the exercises when there’s a lull in the program such as during commercials or halftime/timeouts if it’s a sporting event. Commercials generally last anywhere from 3-5 minutes, so if you are watching an hour-long show, there may be 5-6 blocks of time where you will be able to get some exercise done. By the end of the hour, you may have completed 15-20 minutes of exercise right there in front of your television while at the same time enjoying a show.

Just make sure that you stretch lightly before working out and not overdo it, especially if you haven’t used those particular muscles in a very long time. Remember, this exercise routine should become a regular occurrence, and not just a once-a-month occasion. Develop the habit and stick with it regularly and you will find yourself becoming stronger and more committed to the process of getting into shape.

Magical Long Term Benefits  

It is a fact that exercise not only helps strengthen the body, but it also adds to your motivation to eat in a healthy manner which is truly the key to weight loss success. The more often you put exercise and nutrition as a priority of each day, the quicker you will get in the shape you want to be in.

Don’t just dream about being in great shape, get out there and do it. One sure shot way is by exercising while watching television.


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