It is possible to do exercises in the morning that will put you in a good physical and mental state for the rest of your day. And there is no need to torture yourself with an exhaustive workout. You can do some simple and fast exercises, even in bed in the morning. This will help you to wake up feeling fresh and full of energy.
We at Bright Side know how difficult it is to force yourself to go work out in the morning, that is why we found 7 great exercises that you can do while still in bed.
1. Butterfly pose
Butterfly pose is an excellent position that helps you to relax, meditate, and overall feel more balanced.
1. While laying on your back, exhale and bend your knees. Bring your heels close to your pelvis.
2. Your feet should touch each other.
3. Place one hand on your stomach and one hand on your chest.
4. Inhale, hold your breath for a few moments, and then exhale slowly.
5. Repeat 10 times.
2. Plank for strength
Plank is very effective. It strengthens the abdominals, the back, and the shoulders:
1-Get into an upper push-up position, balancing on your forearms, instead of your hands.
2-Lift your body to make a straight line from your head to your heels.
3-Hold the plank for 20 seconds and breathe steadily.
4-Rest for 30 seconds.
5-Repeat 3 times.
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