Crazy Aussie Car Exercises To Fight Our Lazy Habits

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A series of Aussie car exercises has been created to draw attention to the alarming rate of sedentary behavior across the Western world. The in-car “Seatbelt Rows” video shows Personal Trainer Dmitri Simons demonstrating a common back exercise known as ‘Rows’, using seat-belts.

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Expert Aussie Trainer Demonstrates "Seatbelt Rows" Car Exercise

“The mind will follow the body, which is why a regular exercise routine is so important. Even if you start by exercising in your car”, says Expert Trainer, Dmitri Simons.

Which exercises are best for fitness, weight loss or sitting too long? Car exercises according to Aussie trainer Dmitri Simons.

"No gym, no problem", says the expert trainer.

The car exercise video highlights the fact that there’s no limit to your options when it comes to exercise, it’s just important to get moving.

The average person spends around 12 hours per day sitting whether it’s in the car, on public transport or during a typical workday. (Ref: JustStand.org/the-facts)

The 4th leading risk factor for mortality globally is physical inactivity. And 3.2 million deaths a year are related to physical inactivity. (Ref: JustStand.org)

“Sitting is the new smoking” according to the movie “The Intern” starring Robert De Niro & Anne Hathaway, and one of the best ways to counter the effects of long term sitting is exercise.

Mr Simons is the head trainer for Exercises.com.au, a site dedicated to helping people get more active and exercise correctly to avoid injury.

“With so much information online these days, there’s no excuse for people not to get started with a regular exercise routine”, says Mr Simons.

While exercise is well known for its physical benefits, studies show it also has positive effects on our mental health.

With rates of depression on the rise across the Western world, getting active has never been more important.

“It’s about building the habit”, says Mr Simons.

“The mind will follow the body, which is why a regular exercise routine is so important. Even if you start by exercising in your car”, Mr Simons says.

The “Seatbelt Rows” video can be viewed on YouTube…
https://youtu.be/wZIlQ4vVZfc

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