I don’t have time to go to the gym, so I would like to know what exercises I could do at home. I especially want to focus on my arms, abs and legs. Can anyone please help? Thanks.
Arms: push ups, curls/french curls with small dumbells (works biceps/triceps respectively), pull ups.
Abs: sit ups and crunshes (although these can hurt your back. i answered a similar question and listed some good ab work outs if you want to look at it, it should be on my profile…)
Legs: running stairs, calf raises (stand on edgeof step and lift up onto your toews) squats.
I really want to lose weight and I want to start exercising. I want to know what exercises are best to lose most weight from legs, thighs and stomach? Also, I would like to know how I can lose the weight and not get any flab. I want to end up with great legs. Any suggestions?
I like to walk so where would I lose weight the most by walking? How does walking help?
If it helps, I am 17 years old and I am tall enough for my age. I am not sure how much I weigh now because I haven’t checked but I think from last time I checked I am about 145 pounds so as you can see I really need to lose weight and I would like to lose it soon. I would like get down to at least 100 pounds. I am in my last year of high school and would like to lose all this weight by the time I graduate. Any suggestions?
good god, "at least 100 pounds" ? that’s unrealistic and dangerous. that’s almost a third of your body weight going away! christ…
anyway to answer your question – I’m all about being fit! – you absolutely cannot spot-reduce. you can’t do certain exercises to lose weight in certain areas, it just gets taken off all around.
so anything that burns energy in general – walking, cardio, swimming, dancing, sports like tennis & soccer, gymnastics
pilates and yoga are great, also you can lift weights (don’t worry it won’t make you bulky, trust me, that’s very hard to do on PURPOSE, much less on accident)
lifting weights will have the additional benefit of toning up your muscles underneath the skin, which helps to reduce "flab" like you want. at 17 and 145 though, I wouldn’t worry too much about your skin – it should contract very easily to accommodate the new size.
since you like to walk, that is an awesome way to get good exercise that’s easy on your body and will burn fat.
(1) pick something you enjoy. if you don’t, you won’t stick to it. walking seems good for you since you said you like it.
(2) nutrition, nutrition! remember that your body NEEDS certain things, don’t let it down with crazy restrictions or anything. but also don’t eat too many sugary foods. if you eat proper meals with vegetables, fruit, etc., your body SHOULD get all the nutrients it needs, and therefore you won’t have cravings for junk food as much. bottom line: eat healthy, and this does NOT mean starve yourself!
(3) you won’t see results immediately! keep at it! and why don’t you make this a longer goal? walking isn’t just good for losing weight, you’ll be much more energetic and feel better if you keep it up.
(4) IMPORTANT!! Get a friend to do this with you, if at all possible – it helps SO MUCH to have someone with you, because you can keep each other motivated. Also makes those long walks more enjoyable!
Good luck, and please. Check a BMI (body mass index) calculator, or better yet a doctor, so you can find a good weight for yourself. 100 is only healthy if you’re short and have a small frame. it’s very very light, and I doubt it’s healthy for you personally.
Going on vacation soon and want to make sure every part of my body gets toned. The only muscle group I can really seem to get going is the back upper part of my leg (near your butt lol). Does anyone know any good exercises for that?
Deadlift. You can use dumbbells or a straight bar. Slight bend in your knee, feet about 3 inches apart. Back straight and flat and bend down until you are at about parallel to the floor (more or less depending on your flexibility). Remember to keep your back flat, don’t round your shoulders or hunch) keep your shoulder blades squeezed together. Keep the bar or dumbbells close to your thighs/shins on the way down and back up. 3 sets or 15 to 20 reps at a medium weight should do it.
Also, step ups. I prefer dumbbells. At your sides in front of a weight bench. Step up with your right leg and then "step up". Touch your toe on your left leg to the side of the bench (helps you stabilize) then ease yourself back down. Do this 10 times on each leg for 3 sets. This time at a lower to medium weight you can handle fairly easily at first until you get the hang of it. Some people are quite unstable initially.
Deep squatting with heavy weights and weighed lunges.
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