Basic Work Out For Your Health

By: Jerry Leung

In most cases, a simple work out can help you feel good in a short period of time. You can do that during your lunch break. It will take you less than an hour a day. However, you have to bear in mind that this is not for serious muscle growth. Instead they are meant to be helping you to keep your body healthy. The followings are tips on the simple work out mentioned.

Cardiovascular and Lower Body

You should take a walk about half an hour. You have to do that no matter it is a hot day or it is a really cold day. However, you need to make sure that you dress adequately otherwise you may just get sick! Walking on the street for half an hour will usually be good enough. Alternatively, you may also consider walking up and down a staircase. This simple work out is extremely good for your heat. It will also help you to train the muscles of your legs.

Basic Push-ups

Push-ups are good for your chest, rear deltoids and triceps. Usually 30 to 50 repetitions will be good enough. Of course you may try to do more if you feel 30 to 50 is too easy for you.

You may know very well how you should do the push-ups. However, one thing you need to bear in mind is that you should keep your back flat. Otherwise the work out will not be effective. When you go down, you need to go so further that your nose nearly touches the floor. Of course you will need to keep your body stable otherwise you will easily be hurt. You should also exhale while you push back to the normal position.

Legs

There can also be simple workout to maintain your leg muscles. You can firstly spread your legs to hip length and keep your legs fully extended. You will need to hold a dumbbell in each hand. Then you can bend you knees slowly. You will bend your knees such that you thighs are horizontal to the floor. The next step is of course moving back to the original position. You will repeat this until you feel really exhausted.

Arms

Most people would like to train their biceps. You may try this simple exercise if you would like to do so. You will also need dumbbells for this exercise. You will hold a dumbbell in each hand. These exercises will strengthen your biceps. Hold the weights with palms facing inwards in front of your body. Extend your arm, and curl one dumbbell up at a time in a small arc towards your shoulder. Normally, a set of 30 to 40 repetitions will be excellent. However, you can try to do more if you feel that 30 to 40 repetitions is too easy for you.

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