As more and more people live busy lives and can’t find time to exercise, going to the gym isn’t always the best option.
The good news is that a 10-15 minute home workout will help you too! Here are a few things to know when it comes to home gyms:
- A home gym is a great alternative to going to a local gym.
- Home workouts aren’t necessarily inferior to what you can get at the gym.
- Exercise at home works as a great additional way to lose weight!
Sprint in place
This quick movement is a great way to get your blood flowing! All you have to do is stand upright and bring your knees up to your waist as you move your arms. Do it fast!
- Stand with your arms at your sides and your knees slightly bent.
- Jump as you raise your arms and spread your legs at your sides.
- Land on the front of your foot with your hands above your head.
- Jump down again, placing your feet in the middle and lowering your arms.
- Step back with one foot. Bend the opposite leg
- Get back to earth.
- Lower your body by bending your knee and hip, supporting your left leg until your back knee touches the ground.
- Return to starting position.
- Change legs.
- Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.
- Begin the movement by bending your knees and hips as you lean back.
- Lower your body.
- Keep moving until you return to the starting position.
- Place your feet on the object.
- Raise your heels as high as possible.
- Lower your heels back to the starting position.
- Lie on the floor, arms wider than shoulder width.
- Raise your body off the floor with your arms outstretched.
- Lower your body to the floor as you bend your arms and keep your body straight.
- Return the body to its original position.
- Place your hands on the bench (shoulder width apart).
- Straighten your arms and bend your elbows slightly to keep tension on your triceps.
- Lower your body towards the floor, bending your elbows.
- Press down on the bench, returning to the starting position.
- Lie down and place your hands under each buttock to support your pelvis.
- Raise your legs until your hips are bent, keeping your knees straight.
- Lower your legs until they are six inches off the floor.
- Get into a push-up position (straight arms and body in a straight line).
- Raise your right knee towards your chest, maintaining the starting position.
60 second plank hold
- Begin this movement by raising your arms and elbows until they are at a 90 degree angle, keeping your legs straight.
- Tighten your core muscles and hold the position for a minute.