December 29, 2019 10:40 am

Mary James

5 Easy At-home Exercises For Fast Weight Loss

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Doing exercises and working out regularly doesn’t mean you have to go to the gym every day. Gyms are often inconvenient to get to and get too crowded at times. If this is the case, you should consider at-home exercises.

In order to overcome this, you might think about doing some at-home exercises to lose weight and workouts. At-home workouts are easy to do and can lead to significant weight loss for women if they are done regularly. Here is a list of the best at-home exercises you can do today.

#1. Squats - The King Of At-home Exercises

You know what squats are. This is when you stand with your legs shoulder-width apart and drop your bottom to your knees. You must make sure your thighs are parallel with the floor and that your back is straight.

To make this exercise more difficult and demanding, you can incorporate hand weights. Start off with five pounds in each hand and bring the weights down with you when you squat. This will cause weight loss and build up your muscles and strength.

5 Easy At-Home Exercises For Fast Weight Loss
5 Easy At-Home Exercises For Fast Weight Loss

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#2. Tricep Push-Ups

This is a great way to build up your arms. Start off by placing your hands on the floor and keeping them directly under your shoulders. Keep your body straight and bend your elbows.

Low your chest to your hands, and once you’re there, straighten your arms again. Keep doing this in sets of ten until you feel tired. You’ll find that you can do more each day as you tone and build strength in your arms.

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#3. Skaters/Leaps

This is a sort of squat exercise. To start, you need to get in the semi-squat position, meaning you must stand with legs shoulder-width apart and have your knees bent. Next, leap sideways and land on your right foot. Then leap again, this time landing on your left foot. Keep doing this until you feel tired.

#4. Plank Crawl

If you do yoga, you likely already know what a plank is. It is great for core body strength. To get into a plank position, you simply need to act like you’re doing a push-up. But instead of pushing yourself up and down, all you have to do is alternate moving your arms and legs as if you are crawling.

#5. Walking Lunge

5 Easy At-Home Exercises For Fast Weight Loss

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One lunge means putting your leg in front of the other and squatting down. A walking one means you are alternating each leg quickly. Do this continuously for as long as possible. You will build your leg muscles considerably and burn a lot of calories throughout the process.

Walking lunges strengthen the leg muscles and the core, hips, and glutes. You can also make walking lunges more challenging by adding weights or doing a walking lunge with a torso twist.

The Bottom Line

Many weight loss exercise for women can help you lose weight at home. Some great choices for burning calories include squats, push-ups, lunges, planks, cycling, swimming, bodyweight training, interval training, and others at-home exercises.

That being said, many other exercises can also help boost your weight loss efforts. It’s most important to choose at-home exercises you enjoy doing and practice a healthy diet. This makes it more likely that you’ll stick to it long term and see desired results.

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FAQ

WHAT EXERCISES BURN THE MOST BELLY FAT?

Burn the unwanted calories with these exercises: running, jogging or walking, elliptical trainer, bicycling, stationary bicycle exercises, The Captain's chair leg raise, ball crunch, vertical leg crunch or reverse crunch. As well, strength training is a perfect choice.

HOW CAN I LOSE 1 POUND PER WEEK?

Because 3,500 calories equals about 1 pound (0.45 kilogram) of fat, it's estimated that you need to burn about 3,500 calories to lose 1 pound. So if you cut about 500 to 1,000 calories a day from your typical diet, you'd lose about 1 to 2 pounds a week. 

IS IT BETTER TO EXERCISE IN THE MORNING OR EVENING TO LOSE WEIGHT?

Study found that morning exercisers also consumed fewer calories throughout the day and were less tempted when they saw images of unhealthy foods. Exercising first thing in the morning may wake up your metabolism and get your body primed for burning calories.

IS WORKING OUT 30 MINUTES A DAY ENOUGH TO LOSE WEIGHT?

Yes, it is. A new study shows 30 minutes of exercise a day works as well as an hour in helping overweight adults lose weight. The overall loss in body mass was the same for both groups, almost 9 pounds. Just don't forget a healthy and balanced diet.

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About the Author Mary James


I am passionate about fitness, a healthy lifestyle, cooking, and well-being. This blog is about some of my thoughts that are occupying my mind and spirit daily over the last 10 years and my grand passion – weight loss and fitness, healthy lifestyle and healthy food, mindfulness and self-improvement.

  • JC Ndumbi says:

    Yes, I agree with you. There are a lot of ways to do proper exercises at home and it will also depend on what your body needs to lose weight. I mean getting a proper program can also help a lot to your daily routine and achieve the best body shape and the weight you ever dream of.

    Let us also consider the use of equipment that is available at home in terms of weight lifting. For example, if we use weights for toning our arms or maybe some exercises like bench dip is applicable with the help of bench in building triceps. I have a few tips more on my site go check it out

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