Do you want to lose weight, but you lack motivation? We get it, losing weight can be really difficult and lonely process and that’s why we’re telling you to try our incredible 5 exercises. Our exercises are pretty simple and will keep you motivated while you’re shedding weight.
Keep on reading to learn the 5 exercises that you should start with if you want to lose 50 pounds!
This is what you’ll need:
A sturdy chair and a pair of dumbbells
Here is how to do it:
Perform each exercise for 40 seconds, followed by 20 seconds of rest. Do as many reps as you can in a total of 15 minutes. Aim to do the exercises at least 3 times a week.
The right weight:
Beginner: 3 to 5 lb
Intermediate: 8 to 10 lb
Advanced: 12 lb
1. Sit down, stand up
Sit on the chair, with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Stand up, squeeze your glutes and contract your abs. Sit down and do another rep.
2. Seated chest press
Sit at an angle on the chair and support your back on the backrest. Hold both dumbbells at shoulder level. Press the dumbbells straight out in front of you and return into starting position.
3. Pull press
Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand with feet hip-width apart. Extend your arms towards the floor. Keep your abs tight and pull the dumbbells toward your chest. Extend your arms behind you while squeezing your triceps. Return to starting position.
4. Standing glute squeeze
Stand behind the chair with your hands on top of the backrest. Squeeze your glutes while extending your right leg behind you. Return the leg into starting position and repeat. Do this for 20 seconds. Do the same exercise with your other leg.
5. Seated ab twist
Sit on the chair with your hands behind your head. Crunch forward, pull your belly in tight and bring your right elbow to your left knee. Return to starting position and repeat on the other side.
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