Total-Body Towel Workout – Oxygen Magazine

Total-Body Towel Workout – Oxygen Magazine

Bodyweight Workouts for Women, Total-Body Workouts for Women, Workouts For Women
Now that I grabbed your attention with the title of this workout (I hope!), let’s get right to it. If you’re like me, you love routines that you can perform anywhere and won’t take you hours to complete. For that reason alone, you need to try this out. Are you ready to sweat your butt off, get your muscles shaking and test your own strength? All you need is a couple of towels and a smooth surface and you’re ready to go!Perform the following exercises in a circuit to feel the burn and achieve a challenging workout! ExerciseSetsReps/TimePush-Up With Leg Slide4-58-10 repsMountain Climber4-520-30 secondsReverse Lunge4-510-12 reps (each side)Knee Tuck4-520-30 secondsThe MovesKnee TuckStart in a plank position with a towel under each foot. Ensure that your core is tight. Bring both knees into…
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15 Bodyweight Moves For All Fitness Levels

15 Bodyweight Moves For All Fitness Levels

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Seems like it should be easy — being able to move your body around in space — but anyone who has ever tried to do a dead-hang pull-up can attest to the fact that, no matter what you weigh, bodyweight exercises are among the hardest around. They are also some of the most adaptable, and you can create a kick-ass workout with only your personal collection of 37 trillion cells and some gumption. Most bodyweight workouts contain some kind of lunge, squat or explosive plyometric movement. However, not everyone can (or wants to) perform these moves because of injury or mobility limitations. In fact, we get plenty of mail to this effect, asking for replacements or modifications, and we want you to know — you’ve been heard. These 15 compound…
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No Gym, No Problem: Winter Circuit Workout

No Gym, No Problem: Winter Circuit Workout

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The holiday season presents plenty of obstacles to overcome — including inclement weather that may keep you stuck in the house or vacations that leave you with no gym access. Don’t let this stop you from staying fit. Whether you’re stuck at home, at the airport, in a hotel room or laying poolside on a family getaway, you don’t need any equipment to accomplish a solid training session.Here are nine exercises that when performed in a circuit, they create a challenging — and rewarding — 30- to 45-minute workout. Depending on your fitness level and goals, you can perform this workout in a superset style (back-to-back with little to no rest).ExerciseSetsReps/TimeGlute Bridge3-410-12Squat With a Hold3-410-12 (Hold 5 to 10 seconds.)Reverse Lunge With Knee-Up3-410-12 (each side)Push-Up With One Leg Extended3-410-12 (each…
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The 10 Best-Ever Bodyweight Moves

The 10 Best-Ever Bodyweight Moves

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Barbells, dumbbells, cables and kettlebells are great, but technically speaking, they’re not necessary for sculpting a lean, strong physique. (Helpful? Yes. Imperative? No.) The phrase “I can’t get to the gym” is not a viable excuse for skipping a workout because some of the most challenging muscle- and strength-building moves known to womankind are bodyweight exercises. There are endless moves you can do with your bod as equipment, so to boil it down to the best of the best, we asked a handful of our favorite trainers and strength coaches their opinions on the moves that reign supreme. Using their nominations, we devised this top 10 list — the ultimate collection of exercises to add muscle, increase strength, improve flexibility and beef up endurance. These moves are infinitely scalable, and…
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Bodyweight Workout to Balance Your Physique

Bodyweight Workout to Balance Your Physique

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As fitness junkies, we know how crucial balance is to functional training, everyday movement and simply having more control over our body. This stability and control supports us in all our workouts and helps build core muscles while increasing cardio levels and conditioning. For this workout, I’m bringing a balance trainer into the picture because it also can serve as a stepper and a bench, which offers you many options. In the event that you don’t have access to this equipment, you can still execute these moves on any type of elevated platform of your choice. Whatever your fitness goal, you can achieve it with this versatile routine. Let’s get started!Thanks for watching!Visit WebsitePerform the following exercises in a circuit to feel the burn and achieve a challenging workout.ExerciseSets<br>Reps/TimeReverse Lunge…
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