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3 Easy At-Home Workout Routines to Stay Active While Stuck Inside

No gym, no problem.

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Fear of catching the coronavirus (COVID-19) has most of us staying in the comfort of our own homes as often as possible. While that might sound like a great excuse to skip the gym, we all know it’s still important to remain active — even while “social distancing.” Plus, making sure to move around won’t just keep you fit and healthy — it will also help ward off a cabin fever.

With that in mind, we’ve highlighted a few of the best exercise routines from FIRST that are also totally easy to do at home. Check out the tips below to see how you can get in a good workout no matter how long we’re kept in lockdown mode.

5 Easy Sofa Exercises to Help You Slim Down Fast

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That’s right, you can put your sofa to more good use than just binging entire seasons of your favorites shows while hunkering down. Celeb trainer Holly Davidson shares her tips for getting rid of a saggy tush, arm jiggles, wide hips, and more — all with a little help from your cozy couch. (We won’t judge if you continue watching Netflix while doing them, too.)

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5 Double-Duty Slimming Exercises From Jillian Michaels

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This exercise circuit from Jillian Micheals will help you emerge from all the isolation with lean legs, slim hips, and a flat belly. She uses 5-pound weights for these moves, but you can just grab a couple cans from your stash of non-perishable food to get the job done, too. 

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5 Simple Moves for an Instantly Perkier Tush

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If you want to focus specifically on sculpting your derrière, this 15-minute routine is the way to go. There’s no equipment necessary for these stretches that target your glutes, hips, and legs. On top of boosting your booty, these moves can also help get rid of lingering aches and pains in your lower back area.

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Who knows, maybe you can come out of this whole situation in the best shape of your life! It’s all about finding the silver lining, right? In any case, staying active is just as important as washing your hands and avoiding icky germs for overall health and happiness.

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