Waking up in the morning is hard.  Waking up in the winter is very hard.  Coffee always sounds like a great idea to wake the brain up, but what to do about the body?

 

 

BOTH KNEES TO THE CHEST
*  Pull both your knees up to your chest and hold for 30 counts.
*  Make sure your back is pressed down on the mattress.
ITB STRETCH
*  Cross the one leg over the other knee.  Place your hand on the knee and push it away from your body.  Hold for 30 counts.
*Make sure your back is pressed down on the mattress.
*  Repeat with the other leg.
RELAX BOTH KNEES TO ONE SIDE
*  Place your hands out next to you.
*  Keep your knees and feet together, keeping your shoulders and back pressed into the mattress, relax both knees to one side and hold for 30 counts.
*  Gently move your knees to the other side.
HANDS ABOVE YOUR HEAD
* Bend both your knees, make sure your back is pressed into the mattress.
*  Relax both arms above your head, placing your hands, elbows and shoulders on the mattress.
*  Hold for 30 counts.
FROM THE BED TO THE FLOOR
*  Slide to the side of your bed and swing your legs over so that your feet are flat on the floor.
*  Bend your knees and bend at the hip to bring your chest towards your thighs.
*  Dangle your arms and head over your knees, touching the floor with your fingers.
*  Hold for 30 counts, relaxing your arms and shoulders.
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