What are some different ways to get lean WITHOUT using any exercise machines? Here are 3 kick-butt bodyweight exercises to burn fat fast and stay energized!
Bodyweight exercises will help you burn fat shockingly fast, without any fancy equipment, boring cardio or exercise machines.
Bodyweight Exercise #1 Any Single-Leg Exercise
The pistol (single-leg squat to the floor) is the most advanced 1-leg exercise. But you can also do assisted single-leg squats with a band, or onto a bench, or even with a Stability Ball between your back and the wall.
If you aren’t ready for single-leg squats, you can use Bulgarian Split Squats, Reverse Lunges, regular split squats, or lying 1-leg hip bridges if you are a beginner.
Bodyweight Exercise #2 Decline Push-ups
These are harder than normal pushups, thanks to your elevated feet. And in this position, you can still use a close-grip to fatigue your triceps, a “piked-hip position” to build your shoulders, or even the Spiderman leg motion to work on your abs.
Bodyweight Exercise #3 Body-weight Inverted Rows
I choose these over chin-ups and pull-ups because body-weight rows let your chest rest, while your back is strengthened. It’s the perfect compliment to a pushup.
Do 8-12 repetitions per exercise. Don’t rest between exercises. Go through the circuit up to 3 times, resting 1 minute after each circuit.
For a once-per-month challenge, do each exercise to failure in your final round through the circuit.
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Body-weight exercise is by far more superior than any type of boring and endless cardio.
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About the Author
Craig Ballantyne is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and writes for Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Maximum Fitness, Muscle and Fitness Hers, and Oxygen magazines.
His trademarked Turbulence Training fat loss workouts have been featured multiple times in Men’s Fitness and Maximum Fitness magazines, and have helped thousands of men and women around the world lose fat, gain muscle, and get lean in less than 45 minutes three times per week.
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