Though weight lifting is currently the trend, that doesn’t mean workouts using just your bodyweight are any less challenging. Besides, who doesn’t love a sweat sesh that can happen wherever, whenever?
Here are moves that will help sculpt your arms, abs, legs, and everywhere in-between. Not only are these exercises great for strength-building, but many of them get your entire body moving, so they double as a cardio workout, too. That way, you’re toning muscle and burning fat all at once.
How to: Stand with your left foot two or three feet in front of your right. Bend your knees to lower your body until your left thigh is parallel to the floor (a). Jump up quickly (b), switching your legs midair so you land with your right foot in front; immediately lower into a split squat (c). Continue alternating. Do as many reps as you can in 20 seconds.
How to: Get into plank position, forearms on the floor, elbows under your shoulders, legs extended behind you (a). Place your right-hand flat on the floor (b), and then your left, straightening your arms to push up position (c). Return to start by lowering onto your right, then left, forearms. Repeat, leading with your left hand; alternate. Perform as many reps as you can in 50 seconds.
How to: Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, hands on hips, and your right foot on a towel (a). Bend your left knee and push your hips back as you slide your right foot out to the side as far as you can (b). Pause, then pull that foot back to start. That’s one rep. Do 15, then switch sides and repeat.
MARCHING GLUTE BRIDGE
How to: Lie faceup with your knees bent, feet flat on the floor, arms by your sides. Press through your heels to raise your hips, so your body forms a straight line from shoulders to knees (a). Raise your right foot, knee bent at 90 degrees, until your shin is parallel to the floor (b). Hold for three seconds, then lower your foot and repeat with the left. Alternate. Perform as many reps as you can in 50 seconds.