total body workout

Total Body Workout

Just one form of exercise tones up a part of your body. Thus a full body exercise plan which uses a combination of exercises, is mandatory to lose fat all over and get the body into shape.

Exercise is an integral part of not just physical well-being, but mental well-being too. Regular exercise helps you stay fit, which in turn improves your self worth. Working out, just thirty minutes a day, is all that it takes to get into shape and have the figure that you desire. If a promise to stay fit and losing those extra unwanted pounds was your resolve, then enroll yourself for a complete body workout, that demands just 30 minutes from you everyday. Here's a schedule sketched out for you, which guarantees weight loss within a month if followed with dedication. Cardiovascular Exercises Since this is the first day, begin with cardiovascular exercises. They are extremely easy to do and mainly use your body's strength and stamina as against using any kind of equipment. If you are hitting the gym, begin with a five minute warm up exercises. Next, get on to the treadmill and walk (briskly) for 15 minutes. After a minute's break, exercise on the elliptical for 15 minutes. Do the regular stretching and cool down exercises and your day one workout is done! If you are doing these exercises at home, then put on your running shoes and jog or walk briskly for 30 minutes. Initially, running about 2-3 kilometers is good enough. Upper Body Exercises Flabby back and increasing waistline requires intense gym workouts. Once again, begin with five minute warm up exercises. Then on a lateral pulley with a weight of 40 pounds make two repetitions of 20 each. Next on a low cable row use 40 pounds to make two repetitions of 20 each. To develop the shoulders and the collarbone, use 20 pound dumbbells (each) for shrugs with repetitions of 20 each. Next is the decline dumbbell press with 10 pounds dumbbells (each), with which you will have to make two repetitions of 20 each. Back extensions and cool down stretches are the end of this workout. These give your muscles the reverse stretch direction to avoid any strain. End the workout with cool down exercises. Lower Body Exercises The lower body has the biggest muscle in the body which needs to be toned up by losing fat and developing the muscles. Lower body workouts begin with squats and lunges. These are the basic leg exercises, which can be done anywhere. Repeat each at least 20 times taking them up to 40 in subsequent weeks. Next, push a weight of 100 pounds on the leg press machine, making two repetitions of 20 times each. This exercise is meant to tone up your thighs. Move on to leg raises which help in toning those bulging calf muscles. Perform calf raises with 45 pounds, making at least 20 times with two repetitions. Leg curls are the right form of exercise to get those extra curves on the back in shape. Tone those muscles by lifting 40 pounds for 20 times with two repetitions. Doing cardio both exercises, upper body and lower body in the given order will yield desired results. Other forms of exercises such as dancing, swimming, playing a sport such as basketball, football, or tennis contribute to fitness levels. To get the best results, follow simple rules of diet as well, by cutting out the junk from your diet and replacing it with vegetables.

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