Be it the pursuit of a summer beach body, a wedding dress that won’t fit, a near heart attack or other brush with death; there is no wrong reason to get in shape.
Exercise is not only good for your health but also for your looks and self-esteem.
Here is a comprehensive list of workout routines that will help you get your body in shape.
For Your Abdomen
Begin by laying flat on your back and bending your knees. Clasp your hands behind your head and ensure your feet a flat on the ground. Raise your upper body as close to your knees as you can and then hold that position for a moment. Gently drop your torso and repeat.
the muscles in your upper chest region. Get into the press-up position and then
place your elbows on the floor such that your weight rests on them for support.
Hold this position for as long as you can.
● ¾ Situps
Lay on the floor, bend your knees and stretch your hands out. Ensure your chin touch you any part of you and lift yourself while looking straight ahead. Go back to your initial position and repeat.
help with your shoulders and triceps. Stand straight with your legs together
and face forward. Hold dumbbells by your sides at arm's length and gently lift
them to the level of your shoulders. Gently bring them back to your
sides and repeat.
● Dumbbell bicep curl
This is great for your arms. Simply stand up straight with your feet together and face forward. While holding your dumbbells, spread your arms out at shoulder length. Squeeze your biceps and gradually return to keeping your arms at shoulder length. Repeat.
work out the entire body and burn quite a few calories. Simply lay your hands
on the floor such that you are on all fours. Bring your feet together and push
them out such that your chest almost touches the ground. Push up and
back down repeatedly.
● Alternating Arms
with your knees bending halfway. With a dumbbell in each hand, raise one hand
and hold. Drop your raised hand while raising your other hand. Repeat this
motion for a complete set.
● Dumbbell Press And Dumbbell Fly
This routine simulates a similar effect to that of a bench press.Lie down and bend your knees halfway. Perform a dumbbell press with one arm while simultaneously performing a dumbbell fly on the other. Alternate positions with each as you repeat.
works wonders on your spine and improves your posture. Position your back
parallel to the floor, place one knee on a chair and support your stance with
one arm. Using your free hand, raise your dumbbell to the side of your chest
with your torso unmoved and your arm close to your chest. Lower your
dumbbell and repeat while switching sides.
● Lunge Dumbbell Row
forward and hold this position by placing your hand on your foremost knee. Pull
up your weight to your chest with your arm close to your chest. Lower
your weight and repeat.
perfect for a tighter and lifted butt as well as stronger glutes. You’ll need a
step or a solid bench(in the park) for this one. Place one leg on a step/bench
or elevated platform and lift your body until your leg is straight. Go
back down and repeat while switching your legs.
● Bent Over Side Leg Swing
Bend over a
chair with your back straight and place your hands on the chair for
support.Swing your leg up while leaving your torso unmoved. Lower your
leg and repeat while switching between legs.
● Second Position Plies
targets the thighs and the gluteus minimus.Simply stand with your legs apart
and toes pointing out. Slowly lower your body by bending your knees until your
thighs are almost parallel to the ground. Raise your arms above your head while
pausing in this position and gently bring back down. Slowly return to
your original position and repeat.