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Top 5 Exercises to Stay in Shape in the Dorm

There's always an excuse for not working out. The Rec is always busy. It's getting cold. It's hard to find a block out of your day. Well who said you can’t work out in your dorm? Don’t feel guilty about skipping the gym anymore with these short workouts that will bounce you right back into shape. Stay re-energized and refreshed with these in-dorm workouts. 

#1. The Bird Dog 

The workout is taken out from a yoga move that is designed to target your obliques. For best results keep your belly tighten throughout the full set. 

#2. Side Crunches

This simple move targets your core to quickly build stomach muscles. 

#3. Mountain Climbers

If your advanced try to go faster each time you alternate your feet the faster you do this the more calories you will burn. As for beginners you might want to start off slow then pick up the pace as you get comfortable with the workout.

#4. V-Sits

Here's another one to work on your core strength. 

#5. Burpees

This workout is a great way to get some cardio into your day and get your heart racing.  

Name: Allaa SoltanAge: 24College Chapter: Stony Brook UniversityYear: SeniorMajor: Biology/NeuroscienceMinor: MusicHobbies: Yoga, Dancing, reading, and voluteeringTop Inspirational quote : you must be the change you want to see in the world                                                                                                      - Mahtama Ghandi If there were top three things I couldn't live without it definitely be my family, chocolate, and music. Those are three things that truly contribute to my life I love my family more than I love chocolate and music combined. Music is dominant factor that has shaped me in many ways growing up I've always been exposed to music and the arts. It has affected my attitude everday and made me a happier person. There is not a time where I need music, I call music my safe haven it keeps on my toes and sane when things get tough.   
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