5 Workouts That You Can Do at Home

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You want to get in shape and build the perfect body, but you don’t want to spend hours of your time and money on a fancy gym membership? We’re all aware of the negative influence of modern lifestyle on our health which can cause weight gain at a minimum. The good news is that you can start training from the comfort of your own home, without spending a single cent on gym memberships. This article will highlight some of the best workouts to do at home.

Bent Knee Push-up

The bent knee push-up workout can be a great starting point for beginners looking to build upper body weight.

Instructions

  • Start by bending over at the knees and waist. On the floor, position yourself so that your knees are supported by your hands in front of you.
  • Keep your hands at shoulder width apart, back flat and head positioned forward. Proceed by lowering yourself back bending at the elbows to the point where your chest touches the ground.
  • After a brief pause, slowly push back up.

Push-up (Upper Body)

Bent knee Push-up workout is a great way for beginners to prepare before trying a full push-up. If you’re just starting to workout on a regular basis, we recommend your first try with bent knee push-ups.

Push-ups are one of the most popular workouts before they are so effective at building the upper body strength.

Instructions:

  • Get down on the floor (or an exercise mat) and make sure your body forms a straight line from head to toe.
  • Bend forward to place your palms on the floor, bend your elbows then lower your chest towards the floor.
  • Press upwards while making sure your head is properly aligned with your spine. Continue pressing until you can see that your arms are fully extended at the elbows.

Squat Jumps

Another ideal workout for beginners, the jump squat is a full-body exercise targeting the legs and midsection.

Instructions:

  • Stand at your feet positioned at hip-width apart with arms by your sides.
  • Shift your hips backward until you come down into a squatting position. Your thighs should be slightly higher than your knees.
  • After you’ve reached your downward phase, explode upwards until you’ve reached maximum height. Make sure your body is standing straight

Sit-up

The sit-up primarily works to develop the abdominal muscles and is a standard part of military training. Sit-ups are a vital part of training for any Seal Grinder, and they can be somewhat demanding for beginners.

Instructions:

  • Lie on your back on an exercise mat. Bent your knees and place your feet at about hip-distance apart. Your hands should be on the back of your head where it connects to your neck. Be sure to keep your elbows open wide.
  • Breathe out then draw your belly button in towards your spine. Slowly raise your torso by bending your hips and waist. Continue lifting until your torso is positioned just inches away from your thighs.

Superman

A very simple workout that everyone can do with little effort. Supermans work your back, butt, hips, and shoulders.

Instructions:

  • Lie on your stomach with arms outstretched. Your hands and arms should stay straight during the course of the exercise.
  • Raise your hand and legs (at the same time) about 4-5 inches off the floor.
  • Stay in position for up to 5 seconds. Inhale and return to your starting position.

 

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