Physical activity or exercise can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases. Here are a list of 10 exercises that anyone can do.
A push-up is a popular movement exercise beginning from the prone position. By raising and lowering the body using the arms, push-ups exercise the triceps, chest muscles and anterior deltoids, with additional benefits to the rest of the body.
A lunge can be executed by positioning one leg forward bending the knee and flat footed on the ground while the other leg is positioned behind. Lunges target the quadriceps, glutes, hamstrings, calves and core muscles, making this exercise an important exercise for toning the lower body.
The plank is a core strength exercise that involves upholding a position similar to a push-up for the maximum possible time. The plank improves the back, shoulders and abdominals.
High Intensity Interval Training
High-intensity interval training also known as HIIT is a form of interval training, a cardiovascular exercise that involve short period of intense anaerobic exercise with fewer recovery periods. These workouts typically last under 20-30 minutes. HIIT is one of the best methods to burn a lot of calories.
Swimming is one of the most popular sports in the world. Swimming is a highly beneficial as it helps; relieves stress, builds endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness, helps maintain or loose weight, tones muscles and builds strength.
Running can significantly develop strong physical and mental health. As a form of aerobic exercise, running can reduce stress; improve heart health, builds endurance muscle and cardiovascular fitness.
Bench Press (Light)
Bench press helps develop upper body strength. The bench press helps build strong pectorals, anterior deltoids, triceps, and back. The bench press is a fantastic exercise for increasing muscle growth.
Deadlifts help develop strength in the hamstrings, back and glutes. Additional benefits include; building strong core strength, muscle mass and reduce the risk of injury.
Squat exercises are a popular strength exercise that involves lowering your hips from a standing position and then stand back up. Squats help build leg muscles, quads, hamstrings, and calves.