This simple workout is a good combination of cardio and strength exercises that you can do easily also at home in front of the TV. Repeat each exercise between 10 and 15 times.
Pushups: To strengthen the muscles in your trunk and arms.
- Assume the pushup position. The body should be in a straight line. The hands should be positioned further apart than your shoulder width, with fingers pointing to the front.
- Lower the upper body until your nose touches the floor.
- Keep this position shortly and then push yourself up to the starting position.
To strengthen the upper thigh muscles.
- Stand with your feet apart and knees slightly bent.
- Extend the buttocks towards the back and slowly lower yourself into a squatting position, as if you were sitting on a chair.
- Shift the pressure onto the heels, and then assume the starting position again.
To strengthen the muscles in your trunk.
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- Lie on your back.
- Lift your legs until your thighs point towards the ceiling, with knees at a 90-degree angle and the lower legs parallel to the floor.
- Raise the upper body by pulling it slowly towards your knees.
- Then slowly roll back to a lying position.
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