Sometimes to see results all we need to do is keep it simple. If you stick to simple, effective exercises combined with healthy eating choices you can transform your body. If we overthink our workouts and make them too complicated we will be less likely to stay on track. This is especially the case if you are new to fitness. So let’s get back to the basics and start with these simple exercises that yield some serious results. And make sure you stay consistent so you can begin to see and feel the difference from your efforts. Let’s keep it simple and make some serious change starting now!
Drop it down low into a squat and perform the most basic of exercises for super effective results. This exercise targets your larger muscle groups. This will help boost your metabolism to achieve the incredible results you deserve. Follow along to perfect your form with this video and add squats to your regular routine of exercise!
Lunge it out to isolate the larger muscle groups of each leg individually. Get your leg down to 90 degrees and perform 3 sets of 18 on each leg. Add this to your current routine for 3-4 days a week and be ready to achieve results!
Get in pushup position, but on your forearms and hold for 30 seconds to one minute to perform a plank. This exercise will target your midsection along with your back and you will feel the exercise as you are holding. If you want to target your obliques even more, perform a side plank and then switch sides. This exercise will help you to see results along with preventing injury down the road!
Jumping jacks are an effective exercise as a dynamic stretch or simply to increase your heart rate during your workout. So jump to action and make this part of your workout. As a Bootcamp trainer for almost a decade it is a rare day when we do not do some form of jumping jacks. And aside from raising your heart rate, this really helps your body to get in the desired fat burning mode.
Pushups are the ultimate exercise not only because they are so effective but also because you can target various muscle groups in the upper body by simply moving the position of your arms. Check out this video and let me show you how it is done. Make this part of your current workout to see major change!
I have been a runner since I was seven and aside from the dramatic changes you can create, you will transform your body through the process of pounding the pavement. Whether you are a short distance runner, long distance or somewhere in between, you can create some serious results. So get back to the basics and go for a run for fun.
The pool is a great place to burn tons of calories and a heck of a lot of fun. To begin your pool workout, check out these 5 exercises you can easily do in the water to see tremendous change! Get in your bathing wear, get to the local gym with a pool and get to it so you can get in your best shape now. There is no time like the present!
So bring it back to the basics and be ready to achieve ridiculous results! You will be so glad to begin!
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