It’s early morning and you would still like to be cocooned underneath your sheets. You are absolutely not motivated by the idea of hitting the gym to get all taut and flexed up. It’s not always possible for us to visit a souped-up gym to follow a regular fitness schedule. A lot goes into the decision to invest in a gym membership; time and money being the two main issues. But that doesn’t mean you’re doom to lose weight or get the tight bod you’re looking for. You can work out from the comfort of your home and make your friends green with envy when they see your banging bod.
The best part about a home workout is that you can perform some basic functional moves without spending even a penny on swanky gym equipment. Also home exercises can be done with the help of small objects which act as props such as towels, tables, chairs, boxes and ropes. Find a quiet spacious corner where you can start perform these effective home exercises any time of the day…
- Grasshopper beats-
Lie down on your belly resting your forehead on your forearms, with your neck aligned straight to your body. Now keeping your feet apart, raise your legs engaging your glutes and quads at least 6 to 8 inches off the floor. Bring your feet together and hold on for few seconds. Release your legs back on the floor. Do 20 reps.
- Single leg hip Raise-
Lie down on the floor, stretching your left leg and bending the right knee. Now keeping the right knee bent, raise your left leg to 45 degrees till it’s aligned to the right thigh. Engage your core and press down your right heel to raise your hips off the floor. Hold this position for few seconds and come down. DO 10 reps and switch to the other leg.
- Full Press Up-
Position yourself in a push up position, stretching your arms and your palms resting on the floor. Your legs and back should be aligned to the floor. Now keeping your back straight bend your elbows and push yourself down to the floor. Push yourself back up once you complete one rep.
- Shoulder Press–