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Love TV? So do I. Try some basic exercise movements while watching TV. It’s better than sitting on the couch and won’t interrupt your favorite shows.

Wall Squat by Kaeng Raeng

Wall Squats

Stand with your back against the wall, feet a couple of feet away from the wall, preferably facing the TV.  Slide down the wall slowly until your legs create a 90 degree angle.  Let your arms lay to your side.  Try for 30 seconds at a time.  See if you can make it through a whole commercial break!

One Leg SquatOne Leg Squat Exercise

Simply hold onto the back of a chair, stand on one leg, and lower into a 90 degree squat.  Do 10 on one leg and switch.  See if you can do 3 sets of 10.

CrunchesHow to do crunches

If you’ve got carpet, simply lie on the floor.  Otherwise, use a pilates mat or blanket.  Lay on your back with your hands behind your head.  Lift your upper body with your chin up.  Keep your stomach tight and do 25 crunches at a time, or see if you can hold it for a whole commercial break!

Good Luck Healthy Girl!

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