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No time? No problem: Exercise for busy bodies

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Pressed for time? Looking for a quick a workout without the sweat? These light-intensity exercises are perfect for beginners or for those just short on time. Use resistance bands to do the following exercises at home or in the office. You’re guaranteed to get a great workout without the need to change clothes or shower!

Note: Always consult a physician before beginning any exercise routine.

BAND EXERCISES
The following exercises will require the use of a resistance band. Complete two (2) sets of 15 to 20 reps. (Click image and/or exercise name for instructions. )

Resistance Band Bicep Curls


Resistance Band Lateral
Raises / Side Raises

Resistance Band Tricep
Overhead Extensions

Resistance Band Squat
and Overhead Press


Resistance Band Side Steps

Resistance Band Squats

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Exercise images courtesy of WorkoutLabs.com. Workoutlabs.com is an independent organization that is not affiliated with BCBSAZ. When you click on any of the images above, you will be taken to the WorkoutLabs website.
 
Summary

Pressed for time? Looking for a quick a workout without the sweat? These light-intensity exercises are perfect for beginners or for those just short on time. 

Disclaimer

© Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona | An Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
 

This information is provided for educational purposes only. Individuals should always consult with their healthcare providers regarding medical care or treatment, as recommendations, services or resources are not a substitute for the advice or recommendation of an individual's physician or healthcare provider. Services or treatment options may not be covered under an individual’s particular health plan.