9 simple exercises to get you fitter

A set of exercises to complete every day can help you feel fitter and more energetic throughout the day. The combination of these exercises allows to help you become stronger each day, as well as quickly tone your body. A short work-out can sometimes be as beneficial as a long run or weights session.

Quick tips for these exercises:

  • Allow yourself a break between exercises
  • Allow at least 30 seconds for each exercise
  • Customise how long you complete exercises in order to complete the circuit.
  • Repeat the circuit again if you can to build up your endurance each day

By adding this into your morning routine it can really make a difference and it it doesn’t take long!

Below are the 10 exercises to complete a day:

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1. Stretching

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Stretching is extremely important for your bones and to get your body moving well. You need to stretch both your arms and legs to help you loosen your body and get you ready for your next exercise.

2. Bent-knee push up


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A great starting option if you struggle with the correct form of a full push-Up.

3. Abdominal crunch


Slowly crunch to each knee and keep alternating.

4. Arm raises

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Arm raises can be difficult, do not push yourself and use slow movement when raising your arms up and down. Use only one arm each side if that is most comfortable.

5. Glute bridge (hip movement)


Hold your glutes tight for 30 seconds, if you need to stop, do so and change exercises.

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6. Leg raises



Get into a comfortable position and slowly raise one leg up and down for 30 seconds. Alternate legs, each leg for 30 seconds.

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7. Squats

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Squat to the appropriate height to which you feel comfortable. Continue squats for 30 seconds, standing up and then down again.

9. Bicep curls


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Curl your arms using weights or a heavier object. Not everyone has weights, therefore use household objects that hold weight. If it is easier alternate bicep curls for each arm.

9. Lunges

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Alternate legs and do both for 30 seconds each leg. Don’t push yourself, do what you feel comfortable.

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What do you do to get fit? What exercises do you do that aren’t mentioned above? Tell us below!