Home Exercises-Lose Those Pounds Now!

If you are looking for home exercises, then you happen to be at the right place. I would also suggest looking up exercises to do at home, because it a sequel to this post. These exercises can also be done anywhere you find yourself as gym equipment is not needed to be able to do them.

These exercises help in weight loss and muscle toning which are perfect for building that body you always desired. So do not forget to look up the exercises to do at home in order to have enough exercise ‘’arsenals’’ to put your body in shape no matter where you are.


This is a yoga move that challenges and strengthens your arms, wrists, abs, and lowerHome Exercises back.

This is done by keeping yourself in a plank position with your hands on the floor, and your arms straight and under your shoulders. While at it, make sure that the rest of your body is in a straight line as well. Then lower your body by bending your elbows to 90 degrees level while lowering your body towards the floor as you contract your abs.

Eagle Pose

This is yet another yoga move that strengthens your lower body muscles by activating those muscles in order to maintain balance of your body.

This is simply done by slightly bending your knees and crossing your right leg over the Home Exercisesother (left leg), make sure it is on the thigh and double cross it on the left leg’s calf or ankle. Then put your right hand under your left hand and wrap them together so that your palms will meet.

Then try to slightly bend your knees and waist as you go a bit lower and forward. Hold the position for 5 breaths then reverses your legs and arms and do it again.

However, if you found the double twisting of your leg to be challenging, then try putting it only on your thigh without having to double wrap or cross it to your other calf/ankle, while you can also only put your other arm below the other and make the lower arms touch each other without having to twist till your palms touch each other.

The Chair Twist

This targets and strengthens the butt, obliques, hips, thighs, and lower and upper abdominals.

The chair twist is done by standing with your feet close together, bend your knees and youHome Exercisesr hips back, and start lowering until your thighs are almost parallel with the floor. Then raise your arms and forward and up above your head. At this point, twist your torso to the right and secure your left elbow on the outer part of your right knee. Hold position for 3 secs and return to starting position and repeat by doing same to the other part of the body, after which it will be considered to be a rep. Do 3 reps.

The Caterpillar Plank

The caterpillar plank is a modified traditional plank exercise meant to be more challenging, which will target your core and upper body.

How this is done is by standing with your feet shoulder width apart, bend forward and put your both hands on the floor, and be in a plank position with your hands right under your shoulders. Lower your body to towards the floor by bending your elbows and back up again. Next is to bend your left knee, by bringing it towards your chest then twist your waist as you raise your bent left leg out. Return to plank and repeat on the other side, start by returning to stand position.

Boat Pose

This is great for the belly, an area that has always been elusive in terms of burning fat and it is a problem to mothers who have given birth.

To do the boat pose is to sit with your knees bent, and your feet on the floor, slightly leanHome Exercises your upper body backwards and at the same time raise your legs up such that you will form a ‘’V’’ shape with your body. Make sure that your hands are stretched forward with your palms facing inside. Try to relax at this point by keeping your shoulders relaxed and tighten your lower abs muscles. Hold the position for 5 secs then lowers your legs and rep 3 times.


These are very gym equipment free exercises that could be performed at home; hence it is called home exercises. They can be done 100 percent without any equipment or weight, making it the most suitable, effective and viable exercises not only at home but anywhere you find yourself and need to jerk up.

I hope I have been helpful with this post, if you have any question, comment or contribution you are free to drop it in the comment box below. Also remember to ‘’like’’ and ‘’share’’.

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10 thoughts on “Home Exercises-Lose Those Pounds Now!

  1. The yoga moves in your home exercise series looks pretty intense! But the lady posing for them has them perfect! Wish I could do that. Do you have something that is a little more easy to start with?

  2. Oh wonderful thank you! One of my missions this year is to get my body back into shape again.

    I gave birth to 2 children in the last 4 years and also gave up smoking nearly 4 months ago… anyway the end result of this is a flabby tummy!

    That is the only part of my body I would consider fat and it needs to go! Then I would like to do some toning, especially on my upper arms.
    I’m going to check out your post on exercises to do from home because I really just don’t have the time to go to gym!

    Out of these exercises listed here, which do you think would be the one that would target that stubborn tummy fat the most?

    1. Hello Lynne and thanks for dropping by. And it is great to know that you have stopped smoking too. And since you mentioned not having time for the gym these exercises will great for you especially the ”boat pose”. But I will suggest that you do the exercises that you can here in the post so as to have a quick and positive result. You might as well go ahead and browse through the site to see other posts that could help you.

  3. Thanks for sharing these home exercises. I don’t do much exercise other than walking the dog, which I try and do at a relatively quick pace, but that isn’t always possible. I’ll never go to the gym, this I know for sure, so having some exercises I can easily do at home, without the need for equipment is very handy.

  4. Great article. I’m currently staying with family in an area that’s no very appealing for outdoor exercise. I try to do a few basics at home, but this gave me some excellent tips to try! The pictures make it so much easier to get the gist of how to do them. thanks 🙂
    Are you able to advise.. will yoga moves help you lose weight? Or really just tone and strengthen?

    1. Yes, yoga can really help you to lose weight but if you really need to lose weight then you have to go a mile further. You may want to look at what you consume and also add some cardio exercises that would increase the rate of weight loss. I think you may want to check this one out.

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