8 best bodyweight workout and exercises for beginners

Best Bodyweight Exercises For Beginners

Basic beginner bodyweight moves you can do anywhere to get toned. Aim for 10 -15 reps and 3 Rounds!

Knee Push up

Knee Push up

For the knee push up start in a high plank. Hands and shoulders should be aligned and your core engaged. Lower your knees and push down chest and shoulders to perform your pushup, bending your elbows at the same time.. Push through chest and shoulders to raise yourself back up.

Plank Hold

Plank Hold

Start in a pushup position and engage your core. Align hands to shoulders and balance on your feet to form a straight line. Hold for 30 to 60 seconds.

Ab bike

Ab Bike

Lay on the floor with your hands behind your head. Bring your right elbow to your left knee and vice versa. repeat for the required number of reps. Engage your core at all times.

Scissor Kick

Scissor Kick

Start by laying on the floor with your hands by your sides. Engage your core, lift your right leg with the left leg lowered. Switch between the legs for the required number of reps.

High to Low Plank

High to Low Plank

Start in a high plank position with hands and shoulders aligned. Lower yourself onto your left forearm then right forearm. Lift yourself back up into a high plank. Repeat for the required number of reps.

Forward Lunge

Forward Lunge

Start in an upright position with feet shoulder width apart and core engaged. step forward with your right leg to form a 90 degree angle.The left knee should almost touch the floor. Return to your start position. Engage lower body muscles for best results. 

Lateral Lunge

Lateral Lunge

Start with feet shoulder width apart. Step to the right, shifting your bodyweight and bend knees to squat to a 90 degree angle. Keep the back straight at all times. Return to your start position. Complete all reps for the right side before switching to the left.

Squat

Squat

Start in an upright position with feet slightly wider than shoulder width apart. Toes should be pointing outwards. Keeping the back straight, chest up and shoulders down, squat down as if sitting to a 90 degree angle.

 


 

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