People in the past used many of these workouts to get into shape before going to the gym became a popular option. These exercises have been proven to provide results, whether you’re a fitness pro or just getting started and wanting to live a healthier lifestyle.
This list features the best exercises that you can do without any equipment. Vote up the best exercises below, that you don't need any equipment for.
Push UpsPhoto: flickr / CC0
Drop to all fours and slowly extend your feet while pushing off the floor with your arms. Begin to push your body up without arching your back. Slowly allow your body to extend back down just off the floor and push back up again.Reps: 30-40
Targets: biceps, triceps, abdomen, upper and lower back498Agree or disagree?
SquatsPhoto: Metaweb / CC-BY
Standing up straight with your feet placed shoulder width apart, begin to lower your hips as if about to sit in a chair. Keep your knees bent and your thighs parallel to the floor. Make sure your knees don’t go beyond your toes and keep your chest up while looking straight ahead.Reps: 20-25, pausing position each time
Targets: lower back, upper and lower legs, calves, butt326Agree or disagree?
Elevated Bird Dog ReachPhoto: Metaweb / CC-BY
Get on the floor on all fours with your hips up and knees bent at a 90 degree angle. Only allow your hands and feet to touch the floor. Gradually raise your right arm and left leg until in a straight line with your body. Return to the starting position and repeat with the left arm and right leg.Reps: 8-10 each side
Targets: upper and lower back, abdomen, biceps, triceps, chest226Agree or disagree?
Plank CrawlPhoto: flickr / CC0
Start in a push up position with your hands tucked under your shoulders. Begin to lower down with one arm at a time into a plank position on the forearms. Keep your elbows directly under the shoulders. Push back up into the starting position, using one arm at a time. Alternate each arm.Reps: 15-20
Targets: biceps, triceps, abdomen, butt, back183Agree or disagree?