10 Home Exercises for Weight Loss

If you feel shy in going to the crowded gym, for reducing your flab, don’t worry! You can get your work done at home. Here are some exercises that need no equipments, and are very effective in bringing your body back to the good shape. For making these exercises more fun, play music while doing them.

Let’s do some home exercises for weight loss. No more excuses now! 

1. Superman Back Extension

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Step 1:Lay down on your stomach.

Step 2: Extend your arms forward (as if you are flying).

Step 3: Keeping your head straight; raise your upper body and legs.

Step 4:Remain in this position for 3 seconds. Repeat again.

2. Side Plank Hip Drops

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Step 1:Lay on your right side, directly lining your right elbow under your shoulder.

Step 2: Raise your hips, keeping your feet on the floor. Use forearm to support your body.

Step 3: Pause for 3-4 seconds.

Step 4: Slowly, lower your hips again to the floor.

Step 5: Repeat the exercise 3-4 times.

3. Single Leg Balance Stick

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Step 1: Keep your left foot behind you, balancing your body on the right foot.

Step 2: Lean forward, keeping your body in a straight position.

Step 3: Raise your left heel in the direction of the ceiling.

Step 4: In order to prevent locking of your knees, bend your standing knees slightly.

Step 5: Hold your back leg as shown in the picture, if you are facing difficulty in balancing yourself.

4. Triceps Push-Ups

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Step 1: Put your hands on the floor, keeping them under your shoulders.

Step 2: Bend your elbows adjacent to your body, keeping your body straight.

Step 3: Lower your chest between hands.

Step 4: Push your back upwards in the beginning position.

Step 5: If you are facing any difficulty in performing a push-up, then place your knees on the floor.

5. Bridge

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Step 1: Lay on your back, keeping arms by your sides.

Step 2: Keep your feet flat on the floor.

Step 3: Turn your knees.

Step 3: Holding your back straight, from shoulders to knees, raise your hips to a straight line.

Step 4: Remain in this position for 4-5 seconds.

Step 5: Lower down your hips back to the floor, slowly. Repeat it.

6. Bird Dog

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Step 1: Put your knees under your hips, and hands under your shoulders.

Step 2: Pull out your right leg behind you.

Step 3: Extend your right arm forward, in a straight line.

Step 4: Without bending your back, hold your balance.

Step 5: Slowly return to the initial position. Repeat it.

7. Squats

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Step 1: Stand straight.

Step 2: Lower your hips (in such a manner as if you are sitting on a chair).

Step 3: Bend your knees in such a manner that your thighs should be parallel to the floor. Don’t extend your knees beyond your toes.

Step 4: Look straight, keeping your chest up.

Step 5: Stand again in the initial position. Repeat.

8. Dancing

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Dancing is the best exercise to lose weight. It helps in the movement of all parts of your body.

9. Jogging

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You can jog while listening to music or watching television. It is a good exercise for your heart, and also helpful in burning calories. To prevent any sort of stress to your legs while jogging, wear shoes.

10. Walking

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Take a morning walk for at least an hour. You can also walk in the evening, after having lunch. Alternatively, go up and down the stairs, a few times. It will definitely shed those extra pounds.

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