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If you are busy with your housework and you do not have time to work out, you are not alone. There are some other people who are busy in their carrier and do not have time for workouts. All those people can get benefited by taking the approach which will help them get double benefit“their housework will be done and they will also get the benefit of exercising regularly.

The benefits of moving your body are enormous. You just need a little creativity and it will be possible for you as well to get the double benefits. All your important works will be done in the house and you will also get the benefit of moving your body and exercising.

Pick up the pace

If you want to turn any household task into exercise, you will need to pick up the pace. Increase the intensity and then sustaining for as long as you can without taking a break. It will ensure that your work is done, but it will also ensure that you are getting the benefit of the intensity.

If you are cleaning the floors, start some upbeat music and then use your measure muscles while mopping the floor. You can set yourself a goal to see if you can finish within a certain time limit. That will ensure that you are doing the activity intensely for a specific duration of time. That will be your exercise.

Get creative

There are some activities around the house that will help you exercise, but for that, you will need to get a little creative. Weeding or raking, for example, or two works that need a high level of energy. You can become a little creative with the less intense activities to make them work on different parts of your body. If you are washing dishes or dusting, with a little creativity, you can make the work focus on certain muscles of your body.

Let's take the example of dirty dish dips

Dirty dish dips

If you have lots of dishes to do, you can use this opportunity to work on your body and get the benefit of exercising. How do you do that?

After washing a few dishes, after a few minutes, you can face the sink and put your hands on the edge of the countertop. Your arms should be straight and your feet should be positioned slightly further than arm's length away from the counter. Your body needs to be at a slight angle.

Without bending at your waist, slowly bend your elbows and lower your chest toward the counter. You need to dip your chest toward the counter as far as you can and then return to your starting position. Repeat this 5 to 10 times.

This exercise will work on your chest and arms.

Lower body exercise“squats

You can try this when you are mopping the floor, washing the car, or scrubbing windows. This will help you get a lower body workout while working.

It will work on your arms, thighs, and buttocks.

To perform this, you need to stand with one bucket handle gripped in each hand. Your feet should be shoulder-width apart. Keep the back, arms, and legs straight.

Keep the arms straight down at your sides and then slowly squat by bending at the knee and hip joints. You will need to lower yourself until your thighs are roughly parallel to the ground and then will need to return to the starting position. Repeat this 10 times.

There are more, and you can create your own exercises while performing household works.