How to Do Exercises in the Car

Stuck in the traffic? No excuse for letting your body go to flab! Here are some simple exercises that you can do in the confinement of the driver's seat.


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    Stretch your chin to fend off growing a double chin. This simple exercise requires you to lift your chin slightly. Open and close your mouth in a chewing action. Repeat this 5 times.
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    Keep your neck supple with this simple stretch. Turn your head gently to your left shoulder but keep looking straight ahead at the road. Only turn it as far as it feels comfortable; do not cause pain. Return your head slowly to the center and repeat for the right hand side. Repeat 5 times.
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    Sit up straight and help your spine. Sit tall back into your seat. Pull in your stomach and hold it in over a count of 5 seconds. Breathe out and relax the stomach muscles. Repeat 5 times. This will help to strengthen and tone your stomach muscles; it also relaxes you.


  • Always keep your eyes on the road and your concentration on the traffic. Do not do these exercises while the car is moving; keep them for waiting at lights and in jams.
  • Passengers can also avail themselves of the exercises at any time they like.


  • Pay total attention to the road while driving; these exercises are only to be performed while you are stuck in the traffic or at the lights.
  • Cease if any pain is experienced; you don't need a sprain while driving.

Things You'll Need

  • Stationary moments during a trip

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Categories: Cars | Motivation to Exercise