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How to Get a Full-Body Strength Training Workout at Home

Start with a warmup Before starting your workout, do a warmup routine for at least 5 to 10 minutes. This can include brisk walking, jogging on the spot, or movements that work your legs, arms, and other major muscle groups. Bodyweight strength training exercises Once your muscles are warmed up and ready to move, you can start by doing a series of bodyweight exercises. You don’t need any equipment for bodyweight exercises, except an exercise mat if the floor is too hard. With each [...]

FULL-BODY DUMBBELL WORKOUT: THE PERFECT HOME WORKOUT IN 20 MINUTES

This dumbbell workout is a go-to full-body workout for any fitness level. You can do it at home or in the gym. It involves all major muscle groups and movement patterns (squatting, pushing, pulling…). ABOUT THIS 20-MINUTE FULL-BODY DUMBBELL WORKOUT: 5 rounds (beginners can do less) 5 exercises; 10 reps per exercise Rest 1 minute between sets; optionally, add rest between exercises if you need it Weight of the dumbbells can be adjusted based on your fitness level or muscle group. You might need [...]

6 Budget-Friendly Ways to Work Out at Home

You’ve seen the infomercials for fancy treadmills, stationary bikes with screens for streaming workouts and professional-grade strength equipment. If only you had thousands of dollars to spare, you’d be able to get a quality workout without ever leaving home. Although unlimited income or a gym membership offer access to a wide variety of exercise options, it’s not a necessity to get fit. In fact, you can use the privacy and convenience of home to create a budget-friendly workout routine that [...]

YOGA FOR RUNNERS: 8 GREAT YOGA POSES

1. DOWNWARD-FACING DOG (ADHO MUKHA SVANASANA) Ask anyone, yogi or not, to name a yoga pose and most likely they will mention Downward-Facing Dog. Why? Because it’s an excellent pose to check-in with your body. Within this pose you open up and stretch your arms, back and legs. You can get a general feeling for the areas which are tighter than others while in Downward-Facing Dog while experiencing sensations in the areas you should focus more on. This pose allows you to open up your calves [...]

5 SIMPLE WAYS TO GROW YOUR TRICEPS FASTER

The man who wants bigger triceps cannot live on pressdowns alone. Too often, guys in the gym — and maybe you’re one of them — work their triceps to death at the cable pressdown station. Ten sets, 15 sets… whatever it takes to get them sore. But what the pressdown-happy masses don’t seem to realize is that this exercise emphasizes the lateral (outer) head of the triceps. So if that’s all you do, the other two heads of your tri’s are going to be [...]