Trying to squeeze in workouts all week between actual work and all those not-ready-to-say-goodbye-to-summer happy hours can feel like the schedule equivalent of Jenga. The obvious solution if you can't get to the gym is to find a way to work fitness into your day
. Sure, that seems like a great idea, and one plenty of publications have already covered. The problem? All those exercises they recommend are ones that would make you feel like a total tool to do in public
. Sorry, but we're not doing squat thrusts at the bus stop — that's one way to get all the wrong kinds of attention.
The solution: Exercise moves that are not only effective, but no one will even know you're doing them. The covert ops of fitness
, if you will. This cunning workout, designed by Ben Hart, an NYC personal trainer and co-founder of Qinetic
, an online fitness and wellness network, will help give you body-toning benefits wherever, whenever. And you don't have to worry about some creepy dude leering at you squatting on a street corner.
Click through to see the tiny, sneaky tweaks you can make each day to transform your body on the sly.
Photographed by Alexandra R. Gavillet; Illustrated by Austin Watts