#FitnessFriday: Workouts For The Lazy

Life & Love | Gerren Keith Gaynor | 05/23/2014 | 12:30 PM EDT

Too sluggish to exercise? Try these effortless fitness tips.

Let’s face it. Though we all know the importance of keeping fit, very few people actually like to work out. Believe it or not, there are actually fitness loopholes for the less physically inclined. Don’t like busting too much of a sweat? No worries. There are a few  exercises you can incorporate that’ll at least keep you active. So for all you lazy folk out there, this is for you.


Therapy Ball Workout

The great thing about using a therapy ball is that you never really have to get up. Most workouts are great for the spine, back and pelvic area. The ball is very flexible, and techniques can be as simple as rocking back-and-forth, side-to-side and in a circular motion. Whenever you work up the courage to take things a step further try doing planks - but beware, it requires a lot of strength and will cause you to sweat.

Pilates Machines

Join a class that has a pilates “reformer” machine, which is essentially a bench with a foot bar and pulleys. The best part is that you don’t have to do much other than listen to what the instructor says step by step. You simply lift your legs and shoulders and pull accordingly.


Purchase a Rollfit

One of the best things a lazy person can invest in is a Rollfit, which is an electronic massage console that provides continuous rolling massage therapy. Each Rollfit positioning “station” delivers soothing massage to maximize toxin release, increase blood circulation, and encourage muscle relaxation while stimulating metabolic activity.

Rollfit also promotes body shaping, cellulite reduction, lymphatic circulation and overall health.

Face Yoga

If you haven’t yet discovered face yoga, you should be ashamed of yourself. Forget all that downward dog and planking business found in traditional yoga class. Face yoga is the beauty trend of the moment these days, and proponents say it can smooth wrinkles, firm jawlines and create a healthy glow, as well as easing eyestrain and headaches. The best part? Your hands and face are doing all the work, leaving your body free from physical activity.

 (Photo: Chris Gramly/Getty Images)

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