As you train in the gym it’s very easy to get involved in all kinds of new, “faddy” exercises and some times it’s good just to remember, or be aware of, some of the basic exercises that, quite often, get us the best results.
Also, everybody is so busy in their lives these days, wouldn’t it be great if you had just 5 key exercises to do at the gym that you know will get you in great shape and wont take you too long to complete?
So, in this post, I give you just 5 great exercises that will get you fitter, stronger and in great shape!
The common factors running through these exercises is that they all:
- Work your Core muscles
- Work large muscle groups, which means you burn more calories and your body shape changes more rapidly
- Work way more than just a couple of muscle groups
- Help you with your daily activities such as lifting things, getting up and down, climbing stairs…..
- Can be done in short workouts of 30mins (you will need to do the workouts approx 3 x week)
So, here they are, in short video format, the 5 exercises that will get you in shape……
3. Press Ups
4. Pull Ups
So there you have it, 5 top exercises for you to perform 2-3 times a week for 4 weeks making sure that you increase any weights you use by approx 10% each week.
Try these for 4 weeks and let me know what differences you feel in your body shape and strength and then we can look at how to continue improving you over the next 4 weeks.
What exercises do you find work best for you and your fitness goals? As always I welcome your comments below……