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Bodyweight Exercises Benefits Revealed

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

What can bodyweight exercises do for you ?

They will help you build pure strength, unbelievable fitness, build muscle, lose weight, increase cardio function, and improve performance. Whatever your health and fitness goals body weight exercises will help achieve results fast .

The other benefits of body weight workouts are:

FITNESS, you can do these exercises at any time, regardless of what your current fitness level is . You can start of nice and slow and as your fitness grows, you can push yourself and try more complex bodyweight exercises. When doing bodyweight exercises for the first time, keep it basic.

WEIGHT LOSS, if your looking to drop some weight these exercises will help you . Bodyweight exercises use more muscles at any one time therefore burning more calories and increasing your chances of achieving your weight loss goals. Grouping various exercises together will give you a total body workout.

TAKE AWAY WORKOUT, you don’t need a lot of space and these exercises can be done anywhere . If you travel a lot, spend time in hotels you can do this workout in your room you don’t need to find a hotel with a gym. If you’re a busy mom you can also take advantage of this workout because there is no preparation time, no noisy equipment to disturb your little one while they sleep. The workout is so versatile it will suit one and all. Everybody can find 5 minutes at some point in the day to do a quick bodyweight circuit.

COST, this is the perfect program for those on a budget, because its FREE, it costs you nothing .
How to perform the workout.

To get the best out of this workout, perform it using interval training. This is achieved by doing as many reps as you can in a set amount of time followed by a short rest then repeat. For example perform a series of bodyweight exercises 3 times, for 20 seconds then rest for 10 seconds, so you would squat for 20 seconds rest for 10 seconds the repeat another two times.

If possible have someone time you. This will help you with your concentration so you can focus on what your doing, especially as you start to tire.
Perform this workout 2 – 3 times per week and depending on your fitness either do intervals of 10 seconds on 10 seconds of, 20 and 10 or 30 and 10.