From time to time, it’s always a good idea to change things up with your workouts.
This prevents your body from adapting and getting used to the same workout that’s done over and over.
That’s why today I’d like to give you 5 exercises you can use to change things up a bit… and keep your body from guessing what you’ll do next.
These exercises can be done anywhere, since they’re bodyweight exercises. Mix and match them between your normal workouts for best results.
Here they are:
Pushup: This old classic is effective since it involves your chest, triceps and shoulders (deltoids). Do 3 sets of 10-20 reps. If you have trouble doing a regular pushup, try a knee (modified) pushup. Do this by placing both your knees on the floor, while keeping the rest of your upper body in the pushup position. If you struggle on bench press, try pushups only for about four weeks. Then go back to benching again. You’ll be pleasantly surprised when you do!
Triceps pushups: Same as above, except bring your hands closer together. Your thumbs should be nearly touching. Now do a pushup from this starting position. Do them on your knees if necessary. This will help tone your triceps (the bottom of your arm) and help you get rid of the “jiggly” arm fat many people can’t stand.
Jump Squats: Start in a squatting position with feet, shoulder-width apart. Jump as hard as you can, at the sa…