It’s safe to say that most people are feeling the financial crunch. Money is tight and for a lot of people, expensive gym equipment or monthly membership fees are out of the question. If this sounds like you, does that mean you can’t lose weight? Has your quest for a healthier, sexier body finished before it’s even begun?
There are a myriad of at home exercises to lose weight. There’s really no need to rush out and give away your hard-earned money, when you can perform a range of exercises from the comfort of your own home and see significant gains in the weight loss department. In this article we’re going to have a look at some of these exercises and explain the benefits of each.
Push-ups are one of the easiest exercises to perform in terms of form. Almost everyone has done a push-up at one time or other, even if it was in fifth grade. The push-up works your chest, arms and core muscles, and can significantly increase your strength and endurance.
Jumping rope burns a lot of calories and will increase your endurance. It’s also great for improving your coordination, which is why boxers use jump-rope to train. You can also jump rope by mimicking the movements without actually having a rope.
Do you want to have a tight, muscular stomach? If so, the crunch can help you achieve it. Like the push-up, the crunch is easy to do and it really works your abdominal area, burning calories as you go.
Walking or jogging can burn a ton of calories in a short amount of time. It will also improve your cardiovascular system and endurance.
Do you have a flight of stairs at home? If so, you can simply climb your stairs for a few minutes every day and burn calories. Not only will you burn fat, but you’ll also tighten up your leg and butt muscles.
Jumping jacks are an underrated exercise and not used nearly enough in fitness routines. They take no equipment to perform, and they make you use a wide range of movement, which is always good if you want to lose weight.
Try the above exercises from home and watch as the fat melts off. You’ll quickly see the results and realize that you don’t need to spend a lot of money to stay fit.