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Too lazy to get out of the bed? 6 exercises you can do while lying in bed

Just perform this quick exercise sequence in bed and you will lose all the weight in no time.

Written by Tania Tarafdar | Published : June 17, 2016 4:57 PM IST

Exercises You Can Do In Bed

Are you too lazy to get up and do a quick workout? You do not need to hit the gym or roll out the yoga mat. Yes, you can work your entire body without even getting out of the bed. Here are exercises recommended by fitness expert Roshni Shah you can do in your pyjamas in your bed.

Lying Down Twist

Lying down twist: Here’s a twist that seems like it was made to do in bed. Targeting your entire lower back gets easy with this exercise. Lie down on your back with your hands by the sides of your body. Bend your knees with the soles of your feet on the ground. Swing your knees to the left until the left knee touches the ground. Simultaneously, turn your head to the right and look at your right palm. Then do it on the other side. Also Read - Can Vegetarian Diet Help You Gain Muscle Mass?

Reclining Hamsting Stretch

Reclining hamstring stretch: Here’s a way to stretch your back and hamstrings at one time. Lie on your back and raise your left leg as high as you can. Make sure you keep your pelvis flat on the floor. Hold for 30 seconds and do it with the other leg.

Happy Baby

Happy baby: Give your hips and lower back some love with this exercise. Lie on your back, bend both knees and hold the edges of your feet with your hands. Gently use your arms to pull the knees towards the chest and hold for 30 seconds. Also Read - 8 Basic Health Screening Tests You Must Get Regularly


Scissors: This one is excellent to lose weight from your midsection. Lie on your back keeping your hands underneath your hips. Slowly raise both your legs up with your toes pointing the ceiling. Keep your legs straight and then lower your right leg (without touching the floor) bring it back and then lowers your left foot. Complete 15 repetitions of this.

Dolphin Plank

Dolphin plank: Get into a plank with your palms and forearms on the bed. Keep your core tight and legs straight, lift your hips straight up in the air, hold and then come back to the plank position. Do this for 15 to 20 times to feel the burn on your core. Also Read - Psychological Trauma: Busting The Common Myths

Locust Pose

The locust: To work your hips, thighs, legs and core locust can be one of the best moves. Lie on your stomach with your hands by the sides of our body. Move your hands under your thighs, place your chin on the floor and slowly tilt your head back. Bend your head and torso towards the ceiling as much as possible. Hold for as long as you can and return.