Our ability for upright locomotion granted us immense advantage as a species. Our arms were now free to carry supplies, pick fruit or hold smartphones 8 inches from our faces. The wonders of evolution.

Our capable legs are an impressive piece of machinery. But they're entering a terrible era of neglect. Sitting at our work desks for hours on end is eroding our bipedal capacities. But the solution is simple—move them every so often.

Here are a few exercises that will help keep your legs healthy, happy and full of oxygen. Some of these you can do sitting down, others will have you standing up to kick a little. Regardless, they're easy, simple and fun to do. Easy and fun exercises is what Wakeout is all about.

Pick your favorite 5 from the list below. Go for 10 reps for each leg.

Calf raises

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Criss-cross legs

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Front legs

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Runners

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Almost stand-ups

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Knee raises

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Leg extensions

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Swimmer kicks

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