Five Easy Ways to Exercise from Home

Most of the people are hesistant to join gyms as they are costly. In reality, there are various excercises that you can perform at home and thus stay fit and healthy. Read this post for more information on ways to exercise from home.

The gym membership costs have increased significantly over the last few years. This has made the gym unaffordable for a number of people. Moreover, the busy work schedule of some people does not permit them to go to gym regularly. Such people can benefit from exercises that can be performed at home without any equipment. Such exercises include push ups, squats and sit ups. These are very basic exercise and do not require any major equipment. You can perform these without the guidance of a physical trainer. Let us now discuss the five easy ways to exercise from home.

Abdominal Crunches

One of the simplest exercises that can be easily performed at home is an abdominal crunch. In this exercise, you have lie on your back, bend your knees and then position your feet on the floor. Thereafter, you are required to move the chest forward and then keep it in the same position for some time. After some time, you have to return to the original position and it can be repeated as per your capacity.


Squats are another useful exercise that can be performed at home without the help of any trainer. This exercise is mainly meant for thighs and buttocks and it also helps in increasing the overall stamina of a person. In this exercise, first of all you should stand straight. Thereafter you have to bend the knees gradually and it should be continued till the thighs are parallel to the floor.

Push Ups

We all know that push ups do not require any equipment but are very effective to increase the stamina. The push ups are more beneficial for the chest muscles and triceps. In the push up exercise, you have to lie down with your face at the downside. Your palms should be on the floor and then you should move your body upside and then lower your body towards the back. You can vary the position of your body during the exercise in order to benefit a particular body part as well. For instance, if you want to exercise the chest muscles, you should increase the distance between both the arms. On the other hand, for triceps, you should decrease this distance.

Sit Ups

Sit ups are mainly meant for abdominal and back muscles. One of the precautions to take with sit ups is that the people with back pain should avoid them as it puts a lot of strain on the back.

Back Extension

Another basic exercise that can be performed easily at home is the back extension. It is meant mainly for the stomach back muscles.

I hope this post helped you to know about the different exercises that can be performed at home. Finally, it can be concluded that if you are determined to achieve good body shape and improved stamina, you can easily do so with home exercises also. Next time you see any friend or relative making excuses regarding high gym costs or busy schedule, do not forget to suggest these simple exercises to them.

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Author: Gaurav Singh22 Aug 2017 Member Level: Gold   Points : 3

Besides these exercises, yoga can also be added to the list which can be performed easily at home without help of any trainer or coach. Yoga can be very effective in maintaining sound body and mind. It gives mental piece and calmness. Yoga can be very helpful for those who have any cramp in their body and are unable to perform other exercises. It is also a very good option for senior citizen who can not perform these heavy muscles stretching exercises.

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