An efficient (and thrifty) way to exercise at home

Get stronger and more fit with just a few props and simple moves.

Once December rolls around, it's easy to let your exercise routine fall by the wayside. The shorter, colder days can make it harder to squeeze in a daily walk. Holiday plans and shopping may crowd out time for the gym.

But you can get a good workout in the comfort of your own home, even if you don't have a dedicated workout space or fancy machines. In fact, you don't actually need any props, although a few small dumbbells can come in handy.

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