You don’t need a bunch of gym equipment to get yourself into shape. You don’t even need hand weights, all you need is your own body weight. I love to use my own body weight for strength training! I can tell you from personal experience that these 8 moves will help to build your strength!
Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn University Montgomery designed this simple 8 move program. She suggests that if it is done 4 times a week for 6 weeks, you will see an increase in your overall strength.
Be sure to use good form when performing these moves! Besides the lunges I love all of these moves! I seriously HATE lunges!
I first saw this article on Real Simple and wanted to share it with all of you here as part of my “No Gym? No Problem!” series. If you woud like, you can check out the original article for yourself at http://www.realsimple.com/health/fitness-exercise/workouts/body-weight-exercises
Keep moving, there are no excuses with these simple 8 moves! Let me know if you decide to try out these strengthening exercises!