Exercise

5 WORKOUTS FOR BEGINNERS

When you are out of the track, starting a regular workout routine may get hard. Taking the first step towards fitness is easier than you think. We Six Pack Nutrition has designed for beginners. Take the first step towards fitness today!

SQUATS

Squats are the functional exercise that helps your body in real-life activities. Squats are for everyone, which can be done anytime, anywhere. This focuses on muscles such as quadriceps, glutes, hamstrings, calves, core forearms, shoulders.

  • Stand Comfortably with your head facing forward and chest held up and out.
  • Place your shoulder slightly wider.
  • Sit back and down like you are sitting into an imaginary chair.
  • Keep your head facing forward as your body bends forward a bit.
  • Keep your body tight, and push through your heels to bring yourself back to the starting position.
  • Complete 10 reps, three sets, two to three times a week.

Lunges

Lunges help to increase muscle mass to build up strength and tone the body, especially core, and legs. It also helps to improve body posture and range of motion. This focuses on abdominals, back muscles, gluteal muscles, quadriceps, hamstrings, and calves.

  • Start by standing up straight with your feet hip-width apart and flat on the ground.
  • Take a big step forward with your right leg.
  • Lower your body until your right knee is at a 90-degree angle.
  • Push yourself upwards with your left foot.
  • Repeat the forward lunge.
  • Complete 10 reps, three sets, two to three times a week.

Pushups

Pushups are beneficial for building upper body strength. This focuses on triceps, shoulders and pectoral muscles. It can strengthen the core and lower back by engaging the abdominal muscles.

  • Start in a basic plank, hands slightly wider than your shoulders and your palms on the floor.
  • Keep your back straight, don’t let your lower back sag. Keep your head and neck in alignment with your back.
  • Slowly bend your elbows, bringing your chest towards the floor.
  • Push against the floor and straighten your arms, returning to the starting position.
  • Do 10 reps, three sets, two to three times a week.

Superman

We usually neglect our back muscles. This exercise targets all the muscles on the backside of the body, especially the lumbar muscles of the lower body.

  • Lie down on the belly and extend your legs and arms out.
  • Then flex all the muscles in your arms, back, butt and legs as you lift your arms and legs off the ground.
  • Hold for 3 seconds at the top.
  • Complete 10 reps, remember to exhale with each lift.

Mountain Climbers

Imagine of mountain climbers as running, horizontally. The excellent cardio workout with very low impact knees.

  • Start in a high plank position with your hands.
  • Lift one knee up in-between your elbows, then hop to return your leg to its starting position while switching to lift the other knee up.
  • Move quickly and continue alternating both legs, getting into a rhythm that feels like a running pace.
  • Continue breathing and avoid holding your breath.
  • Count 10 steps total, 5 on each side, then rest.

Earn your physique with the help of exercise and a balanced diet will keep yourself healthy and fit for a long time.

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