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7 fun and effective exercises for full-body workout at home

Updated On Feb 28, 2023 11:59 AM IST

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced fitness enthusiast, you can benefit from incorporating these exercises into your routine. So, grab a water bottle and let's get started!

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Staying active and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is crucial for our overall well-being, especially during these times when staying home has become the norm. A full-body workout is an excellent way to strengthen your muscles, improve your cardiovascular health, and boost your mood. Here are some fun and effective exercises that you can easily do at home. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 28, 2023 11:59 AM IST

Staying active and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is crucial for our overall well-being, especially during these times when staying home has become the norm. A full-body workout is an excellent way to strengthen your muscles, improve your cardiovascular health, and boost your mood. Here are some fun and effective exercises that you can easily do at home. (Unsplash)

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Jumping Jacks: This classic exercise is great for getting your heart rate up and working your entire body. Start with your feet together and arms by your sides. Jump up while simultaneously spreading your legs and raising your arms overhead. Land softly and return to the starting position.(freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 28, 2023 11:59 AM IST

Jumping Jacks: This classic exercise is great for getting your heart rate up and working your entire body. Start with your feet together and arms by your sides. Jump up while simultaneously spreading your legs and raising your arms overhead. Land softly and return to the starting position.(freepik)

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Squats: Squats are a great lower-body exercise that also work your core and back. Stand with your feet hip-width apart, toes pointing forward. Bend your knees and lower your hips down and back as if you were sitting in a chair. Keep your chest up and your weight in your heels. Return to standing by pushing through your heels.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Squats: Squats are a great lower-body exercise that also work your core and back. Stand with your feet hip-width apart, toes pointing forward. Bend your knees and lower your hips down and back as if you were sitting in a chair. Keep your chest up and your weight in your heels. Return to standing by pushing through your heels.(Shutterstock)

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Push-ups: Push-ups work your chest, shoulders, triceps, and core. Begin in a plank position with your hands under your shoulders and your body in a straight line. Lower your body down by bending your elbows until your chest almost touches the ground. Push yourself back up to the starting position.(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Push-ups: Push-ups work your chest, shoulders, triceps, and core. Begin in a plank position with your hands under your shoulders and your body in a straight line. Lower your body down by bending your elbows until your chest almost touches the ground. Push yourself back up to the starting position.(Pinterest)

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Plank: Planks are an excellent core exercise that also work your shoulders, back, and glutes. Begin in a push-up position and lower your forearms to the ground. Keep your body in a straight line from your head to your heels, engaging your abs and glutes(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Plank: Planks are an excellent core exercise that also work your shoulders, back, and glutes. Begin in a push-up position and lower your forearms to the ground. Keep your body in a straight line from your head to your heels, engaging your abs and glutes(Pinterest)

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Lunges: Lunges work your glutes, quads, and hamstrings. Start by standing with your feet hip-width apart. Take a big step forward with one foot, bending both knees until your back knee is almost touching the ground. Push back up to standing and repeat on the other side.(Anil Chawla) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Lunges: Lunges work your glutes, quads, and hamstrings. Start by standing with your feet hip-width apart. Take a big step forward with one foot, bending both knees until your back knee is almost touching the ground. Push back up to standing and repeat on the other side.(Anil Chawla)

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Burpees: Burpees are a full-body exercise that can get your heart rate up quickly. Begin in a standing position, then lower yourself into a squat position with your hands on the ground in front of you. Kick your feet back to a push-up position, then quickly return your feet to the squat position. Stand up and jump as high as you can, reaching your arms overhead.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Burpees: Burpees are a full-body exercise that can get your heart rate up quickly. Begin in a standing position, then lower yourself into a squat position with your hands on the ground in front of you. Kick your feet back to a push-up position, then quickly return your feet to the squat position. Stand up and jump as high as you can, reaching your arms overhead.(Shutterstock)

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Bicycle crunches: Bicycle crunches work your abs, obliques, and hip flexors. Lie on your back with your hands behind your head and your knees bent. Lift your shoulders off the ground and bring your right elbow to your left knee, while straightening your right leg. Repeat on the other side, twisting your torso to touch your left elbow to your right knee.(Pexels ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Bicycle crunches: Bicycle crunches work your abs, obliques, and hip flexors. Lie on your back with your hands behind your head and your knees bent. Lift your shoulders off the ground and bring your right elbow to your left knee, while straightening your right leg. Repeat on the other side, twisting your torso to touch your left elbow to your right knee.(Pexels )

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Remember to start slowly and focus on good form. Try doing each exercise for 30 seconds to a minute, then rest for 30 seconds before moving on to the next one. Aim for three to four rounds of the entire circuit.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 28, 2023 11:59 AM IST

Remember to start slowly and focus on good form. Try doing each exercise for 30 seconds to a minute, then rest for 30 seconds before moving on to the next one. Aim for three to four rounds of the entire circuit.(Unsplash)

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