Full Body Workouts
Everyone knows that there are different sets of workouts to tone upper body and lower body. There are even workouts which are dedicated to specific parts of the body like leg workouts, etc. But sometimes you just need a workout which will work on your entire body and not just some parts of it. This is why full body workouts exist.
There are different kinds of full body workouts like dance workouts, yoga workouts, aerobic workouts etc. You can pick any full body workout which you find interesting. Listed below is an amazing and effective full body workout for women.
First exercise in the list of your full body workout is forwards lunge. Your start position would be to stand straight with hands on your sides.
Now take your right foot forward while keeping your left foot stationary at its place. Now bend both your knees such that the lower part of your leg makes an angle of 90 degree with the upper part of your leg. Get back to the start position and repeat this by taking your left leg forward.
Lunges are very effective and hence are part of different full body workouts. While performing lunges, it is very important to keep your posture correct in order to avoid any kind of injury. In order to increase your difficulty level, you can grab weights in both your hands.
Your start position would be getting down in the squat position by bending your knees and lowering your hips such that you are sitting on an imaginary chair. Keep your back straight.
Now take a small jump and extend your arms straight up towards the ceiling and return to the squat position.
Spread your mat on the floor and lie down on your stomach. Keep your hands below your shoulders and lift your entire body up such that your complete body is in straight line. This is the start position. As you lift your body up, your entire body weight will be supported by your hands as well as the balls of your feet. Squeeze in your abdominals in order to prevent your hips from sagging.
Now lower your torso to the floor till your elbows make an angle of 90 degree. But it should not touch the ground and your chest should be about a fist’s height from the floor. Again raise your body off the floor by attempting to push the floor away from you. Inhale as you lift yourself up and exhale as you lower your body down.
Push ups are part of almost many full body workouts. There are various different kinds of push ups and the one listed above is the most basic one. Once you gain enough strength, you can try other push ups.
Bend and Thrust
This is one of the difficult moves of your full body workout. For this move, you will stand with your feet hip width apart and in one quick movement, you will squat down to place your hands right on the floor and kick your feet out to the push up position. Then reverse the movement quickly to return to standing position quickly.
For this move of your full body workout, your start position will be standing straight with your legs slightly more than your shoulder width and your toes pointing in opposite direction. Join your hands together in front of your chest and bend your elbows.
Now go down in squat position while keeping your back straight and then rise up.
To begin with this move of your full body workout, stand straight with your hands on your sides and feet slightly apart from each other. Now take a small jump, move your feet apart from each other and extend your arms to the sides. Again take a small jump and bring your feet back together as well as arms back to its start position. This is probably one of the most easiest moves which you can find any full body workouts.
Lie down in the push up position with your hands extended under your shoulders and your entire is body is one straight line. This will be your start position.
While holding your grip on the floor, lift your right hand up and rotate your torso to the left. You can turn your feet to point your toes in right direction as you move your upper body but your feet must not leave its place. Also, you must try to keep your legs straight. While you rotate your torso towards left, extend your right arm towards the ceiling. Hold in this position for a second and get back to the start position. Now extend your left arm up while shifting your entire body weight to the right hand and rotate your body towards right.
This move can be listed as one of the toughest moves of this full body workout routine. Be sure to maintain your posture in order to avoid injuries.
To begin with this move, sit down on the floor with your knees bent. lift your feet few inches off the ground and lean your body back so that you make an angle of 45 degrees with the floor. Now extend your arms in front of your chest with palms facing each other.
Now rotate your body to the left, hold in this position for a second and then rotate to the right. Continue alternating the sides while engaging your bleak and keeping your core nice and tight.
How this Full Body Workout Routine Works?
Try to do as many repetitions as you can in one minute for each exercise. But ensure that you do them correctly.
Do a total of 3 circuits. You can take a break of 1-2 minutes between each circuit.
If you can only spare 10 minutes for exercise, then doing just 1 circuit of full body workout will get your muscles working.
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