Health The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home  

Bunny Brinkman
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The best exercises you can do at home are the most effective and popular exercises that can be done at home with little or no equipment. Perfect for those who don't want to leave the house or pay for a gym membership, these best home exercises are tried and true winners. So no more excuses, folks! Try these exercises in the privacy of your home now!

Featuring many oldie but goodie choices, these best exercises to do at home are proven to be some of the best exercises out there, home or at the gym. Few will disagree that squats, planks, crunches, push-ups and lunges are some of the best ways to tone muscles and burn fat. But don't limit yourself to just the standard methods of these exercises with numerous variations of each available including those to increase or decrease intensity as needed.

Beyond the favorites, there are so many other great home exercises. Raise your heart rate with some jumping jacks, jogging in place of jump roping. Work on problem areas with tricep dips, the lying glute bridge and scissors exercises. You can even relax and exercise at the same time with at-home yoga.

What are your go-to exercises at home? Vote up your favorites, add any not listed or even re-rank this list of the best exercises you can do at home all below!
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Push-Ups is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Push-Ups

2
161 26
Planks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Planks

3
157 26
Squats is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Squats

4
115 20
Lunges is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Lunges

5
96 26
Leg Raises is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Leg Raises

6
84 20
Lying Glute Bridge is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Lying Glute Bridge

7
106 36
Crunches is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Crunches

8
92 33
Pull-Ups is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Pull-Ups

9
69 22
Squat Jumps is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Squat Jumps

10
57 20
Scissors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Scissors

11
58 22
Jumping Jacks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Jumping Jacks

12
52 19
Tricep Dips is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Tricep Dips

13
40 14
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analise.dubner added Up & Down Planks

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37 15
Reverse Crunches is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Reverse Crunches

15
54 29
Yoga is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Yoga

16
45 22
Jumping Rope is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Jumping Rope

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32 12
Reverse Lunges is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Reverse Lunges

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37 18
Standing Calf Raises is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Standing Calf Raises

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39 20
Pelvic Tilts is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Pelvic Tilts

20
36 20
Cobras is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Cobras

21
28 15
Lateral Jumps is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Lateral Jumps

22
27 17
Lying Hip Adduction is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Lying Hip Adduction

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26 19
Hip Rotations is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Hip Rotations

24
32 25
Supermans is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Supermans

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30 25
Jogging in Place is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Jogging in Place

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25 22
Renegade Row is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Exercises You Can Do at Home
Renegade Row

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20 21
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analise.dubner added Traveling Push-Ups