The multi-tasking workout
We're all busy and while we may try to live actively, sometimes
it can seem hard to fit exercise into a busy day. To make
your life easier we bring you the multi-tasking
Created with the help of Diabetes Queensland's exercise
physiologist Kathryn Kirchner - this workout is designed to fit in
with your schedule. You can thank us later!
The email cycle: Instead of sitting
at the desk or on the couch to complete mundane tasks like checking
your emails, paying bills or simply Facebooking. Jump on an
exercise bike at the gym or at home and do these tasks while
working up a sweat with your tablet or laptop in hand.
The washing wall sit: Got some washing to
fold? Set the basket next a wall and do a wall squat while
folding your clothes. Make sure you keep you back flat
against the wall and your hips, knees and ankles at right
The vacuum lunge: Squeeze in an extra leg
workout by doing a few lunges while vacuuming. As you push
the vacuum cleaner forward, take a big step and lunge. Make
sure your front knee stays behind your toes.
The walking meeting: Walk around the block
(or a few) for some fresh air and talk strategies. Don't forget to
be SunSmart and dress for the conditions.
The waiting stretch: We spend a lot of
time waiting at work, at home or for public transport. Whether
we're waiting for the kettle to boil, for the printer to print or
for the toilet to be free - you can use this time to do a few quick