Home // Men’s Health Tips // Get Active // 5 EZ Living Room Exercises for Muscle Growth

5 EZ Living Room Exercises for Muscle Growth

by | Feb 16, 2016 | Get Active | 0 comments

Reading Time: ( Word Count: )

Did you know everything you need to build strength is in your living room, office, and even at that airport lounge you’ve been stuck in for the past six hours during a weather delay? Getting fit doesn’t require an expensive gym, or any equipment, for that matter. So pump yourself up and get motivated about feeling better with these 5 exercises for muscle growth, no matter where you are:

1. The Plank

instagram_2016-01-06_fitforever_inset1

Let’s start off with something that doesn’t actually involve moving. That’s right – you can literally hold yourself in one position and get fitter. Where’s your excuse now, pal?

2. The Lunge

instagram_2016-01-06_fitforever_inset2

Your colleagues may think you’ve gone mad, but lunges give you that oh-so-good burn in your legs while ramping up your metabolism. Hold for 3-6 seconds, and alternate legs as you move across the room.

3. The Crunch

instagram_2016-01-06_fitforever_inset3

We may not all have the abs of Rocky Balboa, but crunches will get you closer to fighter status faster than you think.

4. The Push-Up

instagram_2016-01-06_fitforever_inset4

Ah, the staple of every man’s workout diet, and for good reason. A few sets of push-ups in the morning do wonders for your arms, back and chest. With so many benefits from one move, how are you not doing these already?!

5. The Wall Squat

instagram_2016-01-06_fitforever_inset5

Do you want to lift lift heavier objects without throwing out your back? Increase your stamina in bed (and we don’t mean sleeping!). The Wall Squat will get you there, one ridiculously simple dip at a time.

Don't Change Much
Don’t Change Much

Do You Like This Blog?

As a national charity, we depend on your donations to provide our services to Canadians. Every contribution counts.

Don’t Change Much is a proven health resource inspiring men and their families to live healthier. With reliable information and easy health tips, we know every guy and their family can make small changes that will greatly impact their health.

Let’s Talk!

Did you enjoy this article? Let us know in the comments.

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Our comments are moderated and are made live after they’ve been reviewed. If you disagree with anything in the article or comments please do let us know, but be polite so we can have a constructive discussion where everyone has the opportunity to learn.

More From

Get Active

Toby’s Health Journey: Simple Ways to Be Healthier

Toby’s Health Journey: Simple Ways to Be Healthier

Canadian comedian shares his journey from a worried dad to a man with a plan, who made simple lifestyle changes to be healthier. For many Canadian guys, this bit from Toby Hargrave’s stand-up comedy routine is funny because it’s true: “I’m at that age where sometimes...

How to Use Music to Motivate You to Exercise

Using Music for Motivation with a South Asian Twist With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, gym and recreation centre closures, and cold weather setting in, it’s even harder to get motivated to exercise these days. The good news is that if you need a motivational boost to...

Pin It on Pinterest