Weight loss: To make no-equipment workouts more effective, focus on high-intensity exercises and exercises that target your full body. Here are some more tips from a celebrity fitness expert.
Weight loss: Do exercises that target multiple muscle groups as part of no-equipment workouts
- Focus on full body workouts
- Do include cardio exercises in your routine
- Do body balancing and stabilising exercises
Many people are of the belief that lifting weights in the gym and workout out on bulky machines are the only effective way to workout. However, this statement is far from the truth. Using your own body weight to do exercises can still be an effective way to complete your daily workouts. Celebrity fitness trainer Kayla Itsines, who recently curated a zero-equipment workout, says that its just a myth that zero equipment workouts are not as effective as workouts that are done with gym equipment.
Talking about her workouts that can be done without equipment, she says that it is helping her feel stronger, fitter and more confident.
Here are a few ways that you can make workouts with no equipment work for you:
1. Do high intensity workouts. Include cardiovascular exercises in your routine as they help in getting your heart rate up and even improve your fitness.
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2. Do exercises that target multiple muscle groups. This will not only bring more variety to your workouts but will also make them more challenging.
3. Do full-body workouts as frequently as possible. “Your body will need more oxygen to perform these exercises, which will challenge your fitness,” says Itsines in the caption of her Insta post.
4. Do body balancing and stabilising exercises as they can challenge your core strength and improve joint stability.
The idea is to understand that a lot can be done at home without hefty gym equipment. What is needed on priority is the motivation to be regular at exercise and the discipline to follow a healthy lifestyle.
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