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Lose weight exercising at home without any gears

Lose weight exercising at home without any gears
September 10
12:24 2014

Increasing weight can be a real trouble, especially for women who have always cherished their perfect curves. Fortunately, losing weight has become extremely easy nowadays, there are number of gyms, you can take assistance of personal trainers, include weight loss pills in your diet, or you can also start exercising at home. Yes, if you start sweating merely by the thought of hitting the gym or including any pills in your diet then exercising at home can best help you lose weight.

It is not necessary that you lose weight only by exercising at gym, it doesn’t matter where you exercise, if you know what you are doing and you do it right, then you can lose weight by exercising at home that too without any gears. Experts say you can easily lose weight in the comfort of your own house as long as you are very serious and dedicated in the direction of your your goal. Mostly, people join gyms or hire services of personal trainers because they find it hard to stick to the routine, but if this is not the case with you, then here are few exercises that you can do in your home very easily to get fit and fabulous.

  1. Squats: Stand straight with your feet at a distance of shoulder-width and lower your hips (somewhat like the posture when you sit on chair). Bend your knees, so that your thighs become parallel with the ground. Don’t bend your knees way too much, make sure to keep them inside your toes. Keep your head straight and chest up. Repeat it few times.
  2. Triceps Push-Ups: Get in the plank position (hands on the ground, below your shoulders), hold your body straight, lower your chest towards the ground by bending your elbows close to the body. Push back up to start. Initially, some people find it hard to complete a push up, they can complete it by placing their knees on the ground this will make it easier. Gradually you can increase the difficulty level by raising your feet on a raised surface like stairs.
  3. Skaters: Start by getting in a semi-squat position. Leap to one side to come to ground on your left foot. Instantly push off in the reverse direction and land on right foot. Ensure to perform this constantly.
  4. Plank crawl: To start plank crawl, get in push-up position. Lower yourself towards the ground by bringing down one arm at a time into a plank position on your forearms. Keep your elbows just below your shoulders. Get back into starting push up position by pushing back up one arm at a time. Interchange the arm you started with and sustain a straight body all through the movement. You can decrease the difficulty level by lowering your knees to the ground.
  5. Walking lunge: Keep your arms to the side while standing with feet shoulder-width apart. Move forward with your left foot and lower your right knee in the direction of the ground. Bend your knees to form a right angle. Make sure your left knee remains over your left ankle and don’t let your knee go beyond your toes. Stand up to balance on left foot and change feet.
  6. Single leg balance stick: Balance on your left foot with your right foot behind you. Bend forwards, maintaining a straight body position and raise your right heel towards the ceiling. Keep a slight bend in your standing knee or you may lock your knee. If you have difficulty balancing, then concentrate on something lying ahead of you, you can also hold your back leg for support.
  7. Bird dog: Start by acquiring a position of downward dog (on both hands and legs), make sure your knees are directly beneath your hips and hands beneath shoulders. Gradually extend your left leg behind you and reach your left arm forward to form a straight line. Maintain your balance without bending your back. Come back to the initial pose and do again on the other side.
  8. Side plank hip drops: Start by stretching out on your left side with your left elbow directly placed beneath your shoulder. Keep your feet on the ground, lift hips off the ground, and offer support to your body with your forearm. Sustain the position for some time, gradually bring down your right hip on to the ground, and do again
  9. Bridge: Lie down on your back with your arms close to you. Bend your knees but keep your feet flat on the ground. Lift your hips in a straight line from your shoulders to knees, while maintaining a straight back. Remain in the position for few moments and bring down your hips gradually back to the ground and go over.
  10. Superwoman back extension: Lie down on your stomach and bring your arms frontward (as if you are flying). Softly, lift your upper body and legs off the ground while keeping your head straight. Hold for some time and do again.

You can also consult your doctor before you start exercising at home. Start by doing these exercises keeping the difficult level low and gradually increase the difficulty level as well as the time to hold a position.

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