Exercising At Home

Posted 18 Mar 2020

Studying remotely and avoiding public places such as the gym and your usual fitness class? Don't let Coronavirus ruin your workout, be sure to keep your mind and body healthy. It's still possible to exercise from the comfort of your home or university room. We've put together five simple exercises you only need a small amount of space to carry out, to give yourself the ultimate leg and glute workout. Grab your towel or fitness matt at the ready and if you have a resistant band for added pressure even better... 

Side Leg Raise 3x10 (each leg)

  1. Lay on your right side 
  2. Raise your leg up as far as possible and slowly back down
  3. Swap over to your left side and repeat



Hip Trusts 3x10

  1. Lay on your back and arms either side
  2. Spread your legs shoulder width apart
  3. Drive your hips upwards and repeat

Jumping Squats 3x10

  1. Stand straight with your feet shoulder width apart
  2. Flex at the hips to push your butt back and lower down until your thighs are parallel to the floor
  3. Allow your knees to bend as you land and immediately drop back down into a squat and repeatedly jump


Leg Extension 3x10 (each leg)

  1. Balance on your left leg
  2. Raise your right leg slowly backwards and return to your original position and repeat
  3. Swap over to your other leg and repeat


Glute Crab Walk 3x10 

  1. Get into the squat position
  2. Keeping your upper body still take a step sideways to the end of the mat
  3. Once at the end of the mat, change and step in the other sideways direction
Posted 18 Mar 2020