How often have we heard the saying “Healthy mind thrives in a healthy body.” Owing to the global pandemic people have started being fitness freak. Being fit is very important and we all know that. So below listed are some fitness exercises which will help you become fit while staying at the comfort of your house!
1. Jumping jack
Jumping jacks are not only the best cardio exercises but also targets the whole body. They make you heart stronger, helps in weight loss, builds muscles stronger and uplifts your mood immediately and mainly helps release stress. It also increases your stamina and stability thus making you more flexible.
How to do: Keep your hands straight and feet together. Start jumping raising your arms and moving feet apart. Jump along with raising your arms above your head and bring your feet apart. Reverse the movement immediately and come back to the original position. Start doing it faster.
Its a simple exercise for beginners to strengthen their shoulder, arms and back. Also it can be done for having abs. It can be done in many variations.
How to do: By getting into pushup position and making the elbows bent in 90 degree and keep your wight on the forearms. Ensure your body forms a straight line from your head to feet. Hold on to the position as long as you can.
3. Cross crunches
To build abs and oblique muscles cross crunches it the best exercise. It strengthens the core and strengthens your abdominal muscles.
How to do: Lie flat on your back. Bend your knees with feet flat on the floor. Place both the hands loosely behind your head. Now, bring your right shoulder and elbow across your body and at the same time bring up your left knee towards your left shoulder. Try to touch your knee with elbow. Go back to the original position and repeat the same with the left elbow.
4. Side plank
It strengthens oblique and helps your build stronger abs.
How to do: Start on your side with feet together while keeping forearm below your shoulder. Now slowly raise your hip until your body form straight line from head to feet. Hold on to the position and repeat on the other side too!
It helps you get in better shape when included in daily workout plan. Strengthens lower body muscles for men. It can be done in many variations.
How to do: Start with the hips back with back straight, chest and shoulders up. Bend your knees and squat down keeping them in line with your feet. Start with 25 squats a day and then increase.