Everyone likes to stay healthy to keep the body in shape. People practice many types of exercise to stay fit and healthy. The exercise keeps you healthy, improves strength and keep many diseases at bay. But due to a shortage of time people are not able to do exercise. It is not possible for everyone to sweat in the gym for hours to stay fit. But you can also tone your body by taking out five minutes anywhere in this busy life. Here some amazing five-minutes body toning exercises that you can do anywhere and anytime. (Also read: Three-day workout plan for shredded abs)
Let’s know about five minutes exercises to tone your body:
Wall sit exercises
Wall sit exercise is very beneficial to strengthen the thighs and legs. This exercise also improves the body balance. To do this, you have to sit along with the wall and then have to slide up and down with force.
This exercise increases the blood circulation of the body. However, it should be done only by those people who do exercise daily and are not BP patients. To do the handstand, place both hands on the ground and give the body full load on them and stand on the hands with the help of the wall. Practice this exercise for 30 to 60 seconds. (Also read: What happens to your body when you exercise regularly)
Free squats are amazing exercises. Stand upright to do this and make a little gap between the feet. Now lift both hands on your shoulders and bring it to your shoulders. After this, putting a lightweight on the knees, try to sit in the same way as you sit on the chair. Keep in mind that during this exercise, keep your waist straight. Do this for 30 to 60 seconds and then come back up. Make five sets of this exercise.
The stomach muscles and the spinal cord get strengthened with this exercise. This exercise can also be done easily anywhere. To practice flutter kick exercise lay on the back, this exercise is very similar to crunches. But the difference is that in this, instead of lifting the legs, you take one leg and keep the other leg straight in it. After doing this, the head is lifted upwards with the help of hands and then folding the right foot, towards the chest. After this, it is returned to normal condition. This action is repeated by the other leg. It can be done in three to four sets within five minutes.
Side elbow plank
Side Plank helps in building abs strengths as well as strengthen arms. To do this exercise, we have to lay on the side with your feet together and one forearm directly below your shoulder. After this engage your core and raise your hips until your body is in a straight line from head to feet. For better result, hold the position without letting your hips drop. (Also read: What are the reasons for loss of muscle mass even when you are working out)