5 Exercises You Can Do In Bed Every Morning

Let’s be real: You want to get up extra early to get in a good morning workout at the gym, but your body tells you something different. Your mind is telling you to lay in bed all day, but inside you know you need to get up and workout. So what do you do? Workout in bed! It’s the best of both worlds!

You can still transform your body with exercises you can do right on your mattress. Choose a few of them below, or complete every move, and perform as many reps as you can in 30 seconds. You’ll burn more calories than you would by repeatedly hitting the snooze button.

“Roll Bounce”
Lie on your back with your arms by your side, with a relaxed spine. Bring your feet onto the top of the headboard, or place the soles of your feet flat on the wall or headboard with your legs parallel.
On an exhale, deepen your belly button to your spine to curl your tailbone up off of the bed.
Press into your feet as you continue to roll up, one vertebra at a time, to come into a bridge.
Inhale at the top. Exhale to roll back down.
Repeat 10 times.

 

“Leg Lift With Knee In”
Lie on your right side with your right knee bent and foot behind you. Prop your head up with your right hand and place your left hand on your left hip. Point your left toes and extend your left leg to form a straight line with your body. Keeping your hips stacked, lift your left leg straight up toward the ceiling, then bend the knee and bring it in toward your core. Extend the leg back up toward the ceiling, then lower it with control to return to starting position. That’s one rep. Continue for 30 seconds, then repeat on the opposite side.

“Toe Tappers”
Lie on your back with your spine relaxed and your hip bones close to the edge of the bed.
Suck in your stomach and bring both your legs up into…