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Workout Without a Gym

There are situations in everyone's lifewhen we are just not able to visit the gym for one reason or theother. Rest assured that there are means of getting plenty ofexercise while not leaving your home. Your main workout machine willbe your body with addition of several useful pieces of furniture. Allyou need is strong will and a bit of creativity.

Warm Up

It is extremely important to stretchand warm up before doing any exercising. Thus, divide up to 10min of your workout time to this activity. Jump around, run abit, climb the stairs up and down, or do anything similar in order toget your organism in the right mood for the following exercises.Additionally, make sure you stretch before and between exercises,relaxing your muscles. Also, taking into consideration that one ofour limbs is always stronger, start with your own stronger limb, onceyou decide to perform exercises concentrated upon a sole body part.

The Workout Program

The first exercise involves placing oneof your legs on a chair behind you, keeping it straight at all times.The other leg is to be bent in the knee and your body lowered slowlypaying attention to keeping your back and torso straight. Afterbending return to initial position and repeat around 10 times,swapping the legs afterwards.

The second exercise involves a uniquetype of push ups. Namely, before starting create a semi-circle on thefloor in front of you. Make it consist of things with differentheights. Then, with your legs resting on their toes or knees, performpush ups having your hands on the items from the semi-circle. Afterdoing a push up, move on to another two items, performing anadditional one, and so on. Ten repetitions would be enough.

Next, stand on a single leg, keepingthe other near to the ground, resting your hands on a wall or a chairfor support. Then, lower your standing leg as much as you can,horizontally stretching the other one.

Alternatively, you may perform push upsor other similar exercises while placing your hands on a chair putnext to a wall. Make sure your wrists are not strained and your bodyis in a 90 degrees angle.

Also, while holding a heavy object inyour hands, with your feet wide and your toes spread, while keepingyour body straight, try to move your hips from left to right. You mayalso try to move with your upper body facing a wall, relying on yourelbows and keeping the rest of your body as low as possible.

Finally, by standing straight with yourfeet at your shoulder width, gently bent in the knees, hold somethingheavy close to your chest and try to stretch your hamstrings as muchas you can.

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