Thursday Thirteen, Edition VI – Exercise Routine

Can you believe it? An easy, short, refreshing exercise routine in just 13 steps.
Each repetition of these steps takes just 7 minutes.

Do each exercise for 30 seconds. (I have a wall clock with a sweep second hand on which I keep an eye to tell when each 30-second interval has elapsed.) Walk around for 2 minutes to rest after completing the routine. As your strength/stamina increase, repeat routine, rest, repeat routine, etc.

MARCH Lift legs high and swing arms

PUSH UPS

SQUATS

SHADOW BOXING Stand with legs apart; do not twist at waist

SEATED BENT-KNEE LEG RAISES

HOLD STAFF AND SWING LEFT LEG, then HOLD STAFF AND SWING RIGHT LEG (Hold onto something with one hand.)

TOE RAISES (while standing behind chair for balance)

JUMPING JACKS

SIT-UPS (CURLS)

SWIM STROKE 15 seconds freestyle, 15 seconds backstroke

SIT KICK Sit in chair; try to kick alternating shoes off

STRETCH TO SKY, THEN TOUCH TOES

WINDMILL Legs apart, alternate toe touches

Do this routine for 2 days; rest a day, etc.

Thirteen Easy Exercises

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6 Responses to “Thursday Thirteen, Edition VI – Exercise Routine”

  1. Randy says:

    You have been tagged… hope you decided to play.
    See my blog for rules.

  2. Laura says:

    Hmmm…I could do some of those things. Are you going to be doing that routine regularly? Sounds like it would it would help circulation 😛

  3. Joyce says:

    OK, Randy. I’ll get back to you on the meme.

    Hi, Laura. Yes, I’m starting on Saturday. You can ask me if I’ve been doing it, so I’ll be embarrassed to procrastinate. 😛

  4. Laura says:

    I wonder why they’re called memes.
    Alrighty! I’ll ask 😛 You know, you do have such a healthy diet and you’re always busy…you really do do quite well 🙂

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