Hotel Fitness: 7. Bicycle Crunches


You may not believe it, but your body takes a beating when you have to sit the whole day! Keeping to an even limited fitness regime has benefits beyond what you may have considered. Exercising while travelling will help reduce stress, promote better sleep, and increase your energy levels and with only 7-10 minutes of interval training will have a significant impact on your corporate performance!

7. Bicycle Crunches

Bicycle crunches are a great way to target the rectus abdominis and the obliques in one easy exercise.

Start with 4 Sets of 15 Reps

How to do a bicycle crunch?

Sit straight up on the floor/mat legs closed and slowly roll down till your back is on the floor keep your legs straight. Keep your neck up and push your one leg towards your chest and twist to the opposite side don’t forget to keep your core tight hands can either be on the side next to your ears or at the back of your neck.


  • Speed is not as beneficial as form and breathing.
  • Extend your legs and try for a full range of motion.
  • It is not necessary to touch your elbows to your knees as this could cause strain in your neck.


Michelle is a corporate traveller that knows the inside of too many hotel boardrooms. One of the new generation of young businesspeople that knows the value of looking after themselves first means a better outcome for their company!