If you’re looking for a way to get a great workout without having to deal with all the hassles of going to the gym, then I think you’ll think that this total body workout that you can do at home could be ideal for you. This is the ideal workout that works the entire body with no fuss and no muss. All you’ll need for this home workout are a set of dumbbells and a bench or step. These are great exercises and they can be easily done by beginners.
Tips for This Workout
For beginners start off with lighter dumbbells and do just one set of each exercise with 14 to 16 reps. For those who are intermediate to advanced then use heavier dumbbells and do two to three sets with 8 to 12 reps. It’s also important to warm up with some stretches or flexes before starting this workout. One key thing to remember is that if any of the exercises cause any pain or discomfort you should skip them for a day or two before resuming.
This is one of those exercises that’s one of the best ways to work your chest muscles. The muscles in the chest include some of the biggest muscles in your body. This exercise also works out your shoulders and triceps.
For this exercise you will need to lie down on a step or low bench and hold your dumbbells over your chest. Next, bend your elbows and lower them until your elbows are at a 90 degree angle. Your arms should look like goal posts at the end of this movement. Now, press the weights back up and repeat. Lower and repeat for one to three sets with 8 to 16 reps. Continue reading