Home fitness – Train Like a Pro Part 1

Prioritise Compound Movements for the ideal home fitness workout.

Compound exercises are a great way to use multiple muscle groups at the same time, what are some exercises we can do to achieve this?

Squats:

Squats can be done as the main part of your workout it can also be used as a Dynamic Stretching warm up

Muscles Used:

• Quadriceps Femoris

• Gluteus Maximus

• Adductor Magnus

• Hamstrings

• Erectors

• Core (abdominals)

• Calves

Home fitness – How to perform a Squat
Stand straight lower your knees to around a 45 Degree position with your arms out straight, raise your body back to the starting position

Lunges:

Lunges can also be done as the main part of your workout it can also be used as a Dynamic Stretching warm up

Muscles Used:

• quadriceps

• hamstrings

• glutes

• calves

Home Fitness – How to perform a Lunge
Stand Tall with your feet together (starting position) keeping the back straight lunge forward with your right leg at around 1-1.5mtrs your left leg should almost be touching the floor, back up to normal position then start with your left leg, repeat this x5 per leg.

Try these two simple exercises for a maximum lower body workout these are great as they can be done from home without any equipment, you could pimp out theses workouts by using dumbbells, kettle bells or resistant bands

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