10 Floor Exercises Men Should Do Every Day in Their 40s

Plank: Hold a plank position, either on your hands or forearms, engaging your core and keeping your body in a straight line.

Push-Ups: Perform push-ups to strengthen your chest, shoulders, and triceps. Modify as needed by doing them on your knees or against a wall.

Bird Dogs: From a hands-and-knees position, extend one arm and the opposite leg, keeping your back flat. Switch sides and repeat.

Glute Bridges: Lie on your back with knees bent, feet flat on the floor. Lift your hips towards the ceiling, squeezing your glutes at the top.

Supermans: Lie on your stomach with arms and legs extended. Lift your arms, chest, and legs off the floor, engaging your lower back muscles.

Russian Twists: Sit on the floor with knees bent and feet lifted. Rotate your torso from side to side, touching the floor beside you.

Leg Raises: Lie on your back with legs straight. Lift your legs towards the ceiling, keeping them straight, then lower them back down without touching the floor.

Mountain Climbers: From a plank position, alternate bringing your knees towards your chest in a running motion.

Side Plank: Support your body on one forearm and the side of your foot, keeping your body in a straight line. Repeat on the other side.

Cobra Stretch: Lie on your stomach with palms on the floor under your shoulders. Push up to lift your chest off the floor, keeping your hips down.