7 Ten Minute Strength Building Exercises
Exercising is a good way to keep yourself fit and healthy. It does not have to be necessarily time consuming and you do not have to visit a gym to get your body toned or build strength. Here are easy ten minute strength-training routines that can easily fit into your daily routine and can be performed anytime at home. Follow through the routines three times a week and they are guaranteed to make you slimmer and stronger in weeks. Allow yourself minimal rest in between as you go from one set to another. As you complete all the routine, drink some water and repeat them twice.
Sit down on the edge of a strong chair and rest hands next to your hips. Slide the bottom off the edge and bend your elbows to ninety degrees. Keeping your back close to the chair, push back up. Repeat it 10 to 12 times.
Stand up in front of a chair. Keep your feet apart at hip distance and toes forward while leaning your chest forward slightly. Bend your knees and tap bottom without sitting on the chair, and stand up. Keep weight on heels and keep your knees above toes. Repeat it 10 to 12 times.
Lie down on back keeping soles of your feet together and relax your knees out to the side. Put hands behind your head keeping elbows out. Tighten abs, lift your chest and shoulders up and release back down. Repeat it 10 to 12 times.
Lie on your back keeping knees bent. Cross your left ankle over your opposite knee. Put right hand behind your head, lift your right shoulder toward left knee and release down. Repeat it 10 to 12 times and switch sides.
Get down on fours keeping knees together. Put hands out, lift your feet and shift hands a little wider than the chest. Keep your head, neck and butt in alignment. Keep your abs tight, bend your elbows, push chest toward the floor and press back up. Repeat it 10 to 12 times.
6.Standing Hip Extension
Stand up keeping feet hip distance apart. Move weight to the right foot and extend your left leg behind. Lift and lower your left foot while squeezing your butt tight. To maintain balance, use a chair. Repeat it 12 to 15 times and switch.
Keep right foot on a stair and follow by stepping up with the left foot. Step down with left leg while reaching back about 12 inches. Follow with the right foot. Do it 12 times while keeping chest lifted and switch sides to repeat.
Here are seven easy strength building exercises laid bare. Follow them thrice a week to get best results.