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If you’re hoping to lose a few kilos now, it’s time to get active. Try these indoor calorie-buring excercises in the comfort of your own home. Try ten repetitions of each exercise.

Push ups
Push ups
Lay face down with palms on the floor and raise your chest just off the ground (a), then straighten your arms pushing yourself away from the floor (b). Lower the body and repeat
Squats
Squats
Stand up straight with feet shoulder width apart and your arms out (a). Concentrating on your balance, squat down so your legs are just beyond a right angle (b), then drive yourself back to the standing position to complete one rep.
Tricep dips
Tricep dips
Using a chair, place your hands shoulder width apart behind you, shuffle yourself away from the chair and push your legs out straight. With straight arms (a), slowly bend your elbows lowering your body (b) then straighten to return to start.
Weighted squats
Weighted squats
This is the same movement as the previous squat, but this time holding weights. If you don’t have weights, try using Forever Aloe Vera Gel bottles.
Dorsal raise
Dorsal raise
Lying face down on the floor with your arms stretched out in front of you (a), raise both your arms and feet off the floor curving your back. Hold (b), then lower back to the start.
Abdominal side raises
Abdominal side raises
Laying on your side, prop yourself up on one arm whole holding your core (a). For one rep simply lower your hips to the ground (b), then straighten back up to the start position, after 10 reps, repeat on the other side.

*Consult your doctor before starting an exercise program, especially if you have been physically inactive.