7 Exercises You Can do While Waiting in Line ...

We wait in line a lot, at the bank, at the grocery store, even at the movies or box office. We also wait for trains, planes, and subways. If you haven’t brought a book or video game, or don’t have any phone calls to make, you might be bored out of your mind… or maybe you’re looking at the time in line the wrong way! It might just be the perfect time to squeeze in a mini workout. Not sure how? Here are 7 exercises you can do while waiting in line…

1. Standing Calf Raises

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With one or both hands on your shopping cart for support and balance, slowly raise yourself onto your tip-toes, stretching your calf muscles, then lower yourself lowly back down to the flats of your feet, stretching slightly backwards onto your heels. Do the entire line slowly, clenching your calf muscles. Try for three sets of 12, with about 15 to 30 seconds between sets. The calf raises are a great exercise to do while you’re waiting in line, because they’re very subtle, so not many people will notice what you’re doing…

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