14 Exercises You Can Do While Lying Down

It’s rest-ercize. Halfway between yoga and a nap.

1. This Butt-Sculpting Lift

The movement is incredibly small but effective. Directions here.

2. These Leg Spinners

Work those abs. More here.

3. The Locust

Liiiift! Then rest forever. See how here.

4. The Peddler

Bonus: This leg toner also helps prevent varicose veins! Directions here.

5. The Side Kick

Works your legs, core, butt, hips and thighs. And you don’t even have to get out of bed! See more here.

6. The Leg Twist

It’s also a stretch for sore backs…which you can get from too much lying down. Instructions here.

7. Do the clam.

This exercise targets your outer thighs, and you can even do it while you’re watching TV! Full directions here.

8. Prone Leg Lifts

Strengthens your Paraspinal muscles. Sounds important. See how to do these here.

9. The Side Leg Lifts

Minimal effort. Maximum gluteal strength. Instructions here.

10. The Back Extension and Rotation

Tightens your abs. See how to do it here.

11. The Cobra

Stretch and arm workout in one. Directions here.

12. The Lying Arm Circle

It’s pilates that even you can do. Lean how here.

13. This Entire Workout

Perhaps your in-bed workout routine can be your “bridge” to fitness. See the video here.

14. And of course, Horizontal Running.

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