5-Minute Fitness: Stationary Jogging

If you have no time to take a run outside, try this simple exercise you can do in your home office.

Man jogging in place

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Running in place strengthens your heart and lungs for better stamina and balance

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1 Stand up straight with feet flat on the floor.

2 Run in place, with feet landing softly on the floor and arms pumping back and forth at sides.

3 Work up to running in place for 30 seconds. Rest for 30 seconds and repeat.

4 Gradually increase to 5 repetitions 3 times a week.

Too hard? Do this exercise from a seated position.

This article is featured in the May/June 2022 issue of The Saturday Evening Post. Subscribe to the magazine for more art, inspiring stories, fiction, humor, and features from our archives.

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