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Sunday, March 10, 2024

10 Easy Strength Training Exercises | Strength Training


 

Here are 10 easy strength training exercises that target different muscle groups and can be performed with minimal equipment:

  1. Bodyweight Squats: Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, toes pointing slightly outward. Lower your body by bending your knees and pushing your hips back, keeping your chest up and back straight. Squat down until your thighs are parallel to the ground, then push through your heels to return to the starting position.


  2. Push-Ups: Start in a plank position with hands shoulder-width apart and arms extended. Lower your body until your chest nearly touches the ground, then push through your palms to return to the starting position. Keep your core engaged and back flat throughout the movement.


  3. Dumbbell Lunges: Hold a dumbbell in each hand, arms by your sides. Take a step forward with one foot and lower your body until both knees are bent at 90-degree angles. Push through your front heel to return to the starting position, then repeat on the other side.


  4. Dumbbell Rows: Stand with feet hip-width apart, holding a dumbbell in each hand with arms extended in front of you. Bend your knees slightly and hinge forward at the hips, keeping your back flat. Pull the dumbbells towards your ribcage, squeezing your shoulder blades together, then lower them back down with control.


  5. Plank: Start in a push-up position with hands shoulder-width apart and arms extended. Engage your core and keep your body in a straight line from head to heels. Hold this position for 30-60 seconds, focusing on maintaining proper form and breathing rhythmically.


  6. Dumbbell Shoulder Press: Sit on a bench with back support, holding a dumbbell in each hand at shoulder height with palms facing forward. Press the dumbbells overhead until your arms are fully extended, then lower them back down to shoulder height with control.


  7. Dumbbell Bicep Curls: Stand with feet hip-width apart, holding a dumbbell in each hand with arms fully extended by your sides, palms facing forward. Keeping your elbows close to your sides, curl the dumbbells towards your shoulders, then lower them back down with control.


  8. Tricep Dips: Sit on the edge of a chair or bench with hands gripping the edge, fingers pointing forward. Walk your feet forward until your hips are off the edge of the seat and your knees are bent at a 90-degree angle. Lower your body by bending your elbows, then press through your palms to return to the starting position.


  9. Glute Bridges: Lie on your back with knees bent and feet flat on the floor, hip-width apart. Press through your heels to lift your hips towards the ceiling, squeezing your glutes at the top of the movement. Lower your hips back down with control to complete one rep.


  10. Russian Twists: Sit on the floor with knees bent and feet lifted off the ground, leaning back slightly to engage your core. Hold a dumbbell or medicine ball in front of your chest with both hands. Twist your torso to one side, bringing the weight towards the floor next to your hip, then twist to the other side to complete one rep.

Perform each exercise for 2-3 sets of 10-15 repetitions, focusing on proper form and control throughout each movement. As you become more comfortable with these exercises, you can gradually increase the weight, reps, or sets to continue challenging your muscles and making progress.







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