pateldharmesh March 24, 2018
Weight Loss Diet

If you are looking for an effective way to manage your weight, you will be surprised to know that you can even lose weight at home. It is all about managing the food that you eat and ensuring that you are getting all the exercise that you need to stay fit.

Here are some simple tips that you will be able to follow without any hassles.

5 exercises that you can do at home

These exercises are simple to do and will target the whole body. When you exercise, the accumulated fats will be burned to produce the fuel that your body needs.

Start with three sets of each exercise. If they are isometric which means exercises that require you to hold a certain position, begin with 30-40 seconds. For those with movement, try 10-15 repetitions in each set.

  1. Squats:

    This is a great exercise to burn all the fat in your glutes and thighs. Legs look more toned and get stronger as you practice this exercise every day.

Start with your feet at shoulder distance.

Keep the back straight and lower your hips as if you are sitting on a chair.

Make sure your knees bend to 90 degrees and do not cross the toes.

Return to the starting position

  1. Push up:

    This is one of the best bodyweight exercises for an overall upper body workout. It also strengthens your core and legs.

Lie down on your stomach.

Place your palms on your chest and keep the elbows open.

Now, slowly raise your body as one unit and lower it until you almost touch the floor. Repeat this 10-15 times.

If you are new to exercising, you can bend your knees and work through the upper body to begin with

  1. Planks:

    This exercise is great to stabilize your core. It also strengthens the muscles of the upper and lower body.

Lie down on the floor.

Place your palms on your chest and lift the body up until only the palms and the feet support you.

Make sure your wrist is directly under your shoulder.

Hold this position for about 30-40 seconds

Employee Wellness services

Healthcare Services Johannesburg  South Africa On Site Medical Services, Wellness Services, Healthcare

Services in Johannesburg, South Africa. Contact Bluecollarhealth for Health and Productivity Management

Services, Call us at +27 11 892 0627 or Email us at admin@bluecollarhealth.co.za

  1. Russian twist:

    This is one of the best exercises to target the belly fat on the sides. It is effective and is great for strengthening.

Lie down on your back

Lift the legs and the upper body. Balance yourself on the tailbone.

Holding this position, twist the upper body from side to side.

  1. Burpees:

    This is one of the most explosive and effective weight loss exercises. It strengthens all the

muscles in the upper body and your core. It is also a great cardiovascular workout.

Start with your feet at shoulder distance.

Now place your palms on the floor just in front of your feet. You can bend your knees.

Keeping the hands in place, jump to take both legs back to a plank position.

Jump back to the starting position.

If you cannot jump, you can also take one leg back at a time and bring it back to position one at a time.

pateldharmesh

Leave a comment.

Shares