10 more exercises to change up your routine:
- Shoulder taps
Adopt a plank position and tap a shoulder alternately with the hand that isn’t on the ground. Make sure your pelvis doesn’t swing from left to right, but remains stable.
- Side plank
Lie on your side and support yourself on your elbow while pushing up your pelvis.
- Single leg bridge
Lie on your back and push yourself up with one leg stretched and the other bent.
- Chair squats
Sit on your chair and stand up again.
- Table rows
Hang below your desk and pull yourself up with your chest against the desk. Make sure your desk is sturdy enough for this exercise!
- Photocopier curls
Stand up and lift your ankles to your bum very slowly.
- Chair extensions
Sit on your chair and stretch your legs upwards together or in turns.
- Backpack deadlifts
Lift your backpack off the ground with a straight back and then put it down again. Try to turn from your hip and not by using your back.
- Suitcase walks
Hold your backpack or suitcase in one arm and walk through the corridor. Make sure you walk straight.
- Staircase ankle raises
Stand on the edge of a stair with the ball of your foot; let your heels drop and then stand on your toes. Not heavy enough? Try this on one leg.