There are many people who exercise for a very long period of time, without seeing actual results. The reason for their failure could be many: wrong diet, wrong intensity, wrong exercises, and so on. There are certain exercises which are useless, and there are also exercises which can have a huge impact on the body.
By doing these exercises, you can improve your body and overall health.
Walking is one of the Best Exercises
Walking is one best type of exercises, because you can do it anywhere. You can walk outside, on the treadmill, while it’s raining, snowing, in the morning, during the night, you got the picture. All you need is a good pair of shoes. Start slowly, and then increase your progress in order to see the best results.
You can try interval training if you want to add a challenge to the workout. When you do interval training, you need to combine the intensity at which you train.
For example, you do low intensity for 45 seconds, then high intensity for 15 seconds. The best thing is that you can combine the intensity however you desire.
Squats are also excellent, as they develop the legs, back, and core muscles. However, you need to do them in the proper manner, otherwise you risk injuring yourself. You need to keep the feet shoulder-width apart, the back straight, and to lower the rear, as if you would sit in a chair. The knees should always be positioned over the ankles. It is advisable to test the movement using a chair first, and then do it freely.
Lunges are also excellent exercises, as they develop most of the lower body muscles.They are also excellent for improving balance.
The correct movement for the lounge is as it follows: Take a step forward, while keeping your back straight, and bend the forward knee at approximately 90 degrees. Drop the back knee, but do not let it touch the floor. You can also do lounges on each sides, and backwards as well.
Do Push-Ups to Improve Your Upper Body
The push-up is a very useful exercise for the upper body, and it isn’t very hard to master it. You need to place the palms on the floor wider than shoulder-width apart. The toes should also be placed on the floor. You need to keep the abdominal and the rear end muscles engaged, as you lower yourself to the floor, and then to lift yourself up.
If they are too difficult to perform, keep your knees on the floor instead of your toes. If they are too easy, keep your feet on a chair.
Crunches are excellent for the abdominal muscles, and there are various ways to do them. One would be to keep your feet on the floor, knees bent, with your arms resting behind your head. Another method would be to keep the feet in the air, as if you would sit in a chair.
The second method is recommended for people with back pains.