Best Alternatives To On The Floor Exercises

Do you want to get fit but not a fan of getting down on the ground? What are the best alternatives to on the floor exercises?

There are some workouts our bodies just aren’t up to the task of completing. Persisting injuries, space limitations and mobility limitations are some factors that may contribute to a less than stellar workout, and it can be a little disheartening not being able to get all the way to the finish line.

Above all else, we should be putting us and our continued health first; no workout is worth injuring yourself further over.

But what are your options? You could skip those workout altogether, but that’s not ideal. So what do you do? Luckily, there are plenty of alternative exercises that can help you achieve the same results as on the floor exercises without all the pain and misery. Check these best alternatives to on the floor exercises!

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If you’re looking for a stretch routine that you can do anywhere, why not give these all standing stretches a go? This approach is low-impact and gentle, yet still provides all the benefits of traditional stretching. Plus, it’s perfect for people who don’t like getting down on the ground. These are alternative to the traditional on-the-floor stretching routine that is just as effective – and a whole lot more fun.

8 Minute Full Body Stretching Routine

7 Minute Daily Morning Stretch


If you have ever found yourself in the unfortunate situation of not being able to complete a standard ab workout because you couldn’t or didn’t want to get onto the floor, don’t worry – I’ve got you covered! These alternative exercises will help you tone and tighten your abs and you can do each move right where you are, no mat required. You’ll be feeling the burn in no time. Let’s get started!

8 Minute Standing Abs Indoor Workout Over 50 | Burn Belly Fat!

Lose Belly Fat Sitting Down | AB WORKOUT For Women Over 50!


There’s no need to feel left out if you can’t get down on the floor for a workout. These workouts provides great alternatives to traditional leg exercises! You’ll still be able to work your glutes, quads and hamstrings without touching the ground. Ready to give it a try?

20 Minute GET FIT CARDIO Workout For Women | Low Impact High Intensity

10 Min BEGINNER HIIT Workout For Weight Loss

In Conclusion

If you’re a woman over 50, it’s more important than ever to keep your body moving. So if you’re looking for some fun and challenging alternative exercises, try out one or all of them and see which you like best. They’re still effective and can give your body the challenge it needs. Plus, they’re fun! 

Give some of these exercises a try. And if you don’t feel like doing it alone, join my Private Facebook Group where we discuss all things fitness related. I can’t wait to see you there!

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Schellea Fowler

Schellea Fowler

Schellea Fowler, the visionary founder of Fabulous50s, brings over three decades of small business leadership and expertise to her legacy. Not only has she excelled personally, but she has also become a mentor, generously sharing her wealth of experience with emerging entrepreneurs.

After retiring at 50 in 2016, Schellea’s commitment to continuous growth led her to pursue additional qualifications. A qualified fitness instructor, she is presently continuing her master trainer program, specializing in exercise for older adults. Through Fabulous50s, Schellea remains devoted to her vision of empowering and inspiring women to embrace and celebrate their current stage of life.

Her additional qualifications include: Fashion Styling from the Australian Style Institute, Advanced Personal Colour Analysis from AOPI,  and Meditation Teacher Training from Yoga Coach.

Above all, Schellea’s mission is simple yet profound: to support women in embracing the aging process with confidence and grace.

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Disclaimer: The content presented here is entirely unsponsored, and all opinions expressed are solely mine. In instances where I express admiration for a product, if there is an affiliate link, I may include it. However, it is crucial to note that I will never prioritize seeking products that offer commissions over providing genuine reviews.

Please be informed that certain links within the content may be affiliate links. Should you choose to click on these links and make a purchase, I may receive a small commission. This does not entail any additional cost to you, and your decision to use these links remains entirely at your discretion.

Moreover, it is imperative to recognize that any information disseminated through the videos or any type of content is intended solely for general entertainment and educational purposes. Prior to embarking on any exercise regimen or program mentioned, I strongly advise consulting with your physician/doctor. Engaging in any exercise is undertaken at your own risk.

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