Body Weight Workout Sessions To Try


Body Weight Workout Sessions To Try
Body Weight Workout Sessions To Try

One of the most useful lessons in life is to effectively use gravity. That would mean combining the bodyweight and the gravitational force to create a hell of a workout regime. Many fitness practitioners do it. There is an entire community of people who abhor the idea of joining the gym and lift a weight. For them, the fitness mantra is to use one’s weight and strengthen the physique. This kind of workout is called a bodyweight workout. However, care needs to be taken that you do not overdo them. Also, since this only involves our own body, know your limits. This stands true for any kind of training that you undertake.

Now that the statutory warnings are out of the way, let us have a look at how a bodyweight workout feels like:

One-Legged Squat * 10 reps

Squatting itself is a tough proposition. Squatting on one leg is tougher. The one-legged squat is to create a focus on each leg. Along with the thigh and the ankle and the adjoining muscle groups, the core and the lower back also gets a workout.

Body Weight Squats*20

The normal two-legged squats. Start from a shoulder-length wide position and go all the way down. Now, reach your initial position. Keep your spine and posture straight.

Walking Lunges *20

Like the forward lunges, the walking lunges include the action of forwarding walking. One can use an elevated surface to exercise the same.

Chin Ups*10

Body Weight Workout Sessions To Try

Pull-Ups or chin-ups are those exercises where you hang from a bar and then pull yourself up, solely on the strength of your arms, till your chin touches the bar. It is an excellent exercise for the back and the side muscles as well as for the strengthening of the arms.

Push Ups*20

Now the number of pushups can vary from 10 to 20. It all depends on the stamina of the individual. Pushups are one of the most proven exercises for the core. It also helps in the buildup of the chest.

Body Weight Workout Sessions To Try

Plank*30 seconds to 60 seconds

Much like the pushups, the plank comes with a proven track record. It enables the back muscles to develop, improves on the stability of the posture and gives the core an incredible workout.

Bodyweight workouts are for those who would not have access to a gym and yet are passionate about fitness.

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