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Get maximum results from these 6 Full Body exercises

Article Inputs from Puneet Rehani, Physiotherapist at AktivHealth Punjabi Bagh Centre

We all know that exercise is important in our daily lives, but we may not know why or what are the exercises we should do. Physical exercise is important for maintaining physical fitness . When it comes to exercising, most of us would prefer to get maximum results in the shortest amount of time possible, so its good idea to choose efficient exercises which help to perform better in everyday activities or also work more muscles at one time and burn more calories while doing it.

Here are 6 full body exercises:

1.BRISK WALKING

Brisk walking is simple yet powerful. It can help to improve cholesterol levels, strengthen bones, keep blood pressure in check, lift your mood and as per latest research Walking briskly is more effective than simple for people with pre-diabetes and reduce the risk of heart disease.

2. YOGA

Yoga helps you become more aware of your body’s posture, alignment and patterns of movement. It makes the body more flexible and helps to reduce anxiety and stress.

3.  SQUATTING

Squats are one of the best functional exercises that trains primarily the muscles of the thighs, burn fat, prevent injuries, improve sports performance and along with that it trigger the release of testosterone and human growth hormone in your body, which are vital for muscle growth. The proper way to begin is to keep your back straight, feet spread apart about shoulder length with both arms extended, knees over the ankles and then go downward with your butt just touching the chair; then return to your original standing position.

4. PULL-UPS

Pullups are an excellent exercise for strengthening your neck, back, shoulders, chest and arms, improving posture and building grip strength. Stand underneath the pull up bar, place your hands on the bar with your palms facing you. Lift yourself upward and hold yourself slightly over the bar. Keep your elbows bend, and your chin over the bar. Slowly come down to a starting position.

5. PUSH-UPS

Push-ups are a compound exercise that involves your arms, shoulders, chest, back, abdominals and even your legs. This exercise can be used for quick high-intensity routine for calorie-burning if weight loss is your goal. Lie down on your tummy. Keep your feet together. Your weight should be on your chest. Position hands palms-down on the floor, approximately shoulder width apart. Slowly raise your body up till straightened your arms, hold this position for few seconds and slowly come back to original position.

6. PLANKS

The plank is one of the best exercises because it tightens the deepest core muscles which helps to improve strength, balance, coordination and most importantly back pain. To perform begin in plank position with your forearm and toes on the floor keep your body in straight line with no bending or sagging. Hold this position for target time.

Before starting these exercises make sure it should be done under professional guidance with targeted number of repetition and sets as per your Fitness goals and health conditions.

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