Many women opt to go the home fitness training route simply because it’s the most convenient option, especially for women who are constantly juggling their work and home life. With everything that’s going on, there’s just no time to pack up a gym bag and drive to the nearest fitness center anymore. Luckily, there are some simple, yet effective exercises that can be done at home that cater to the fitness needs of women. Whether the target is to lose weight, sculpt a bikini-ready body, or just to stay in shape, there are quick and easy options today’s busy woman can do at home. Here are just some examples of great at-home exercises for women.
1) Pilates – This workout has become one of the most popular exercise routines for women in recent years. This is because this type of workout not only helps in the weight loss effort, it also helps improve flexibility, tone muscles and build up a person’s upper and lower body strength. Aside from the exercises done using giant exercise machines at the fitness center, there are also a number of exercises that can be done at home using an exercise mat, a medicine ball and a Pilates ring. For a quick Pilates fix, check out one of the many 10-30 minute Pilates exercise videos online or buy an instructional DVD for a full workout routine.
2) Dance Exercises – The usual aerobic workout can be quite boring, and so fitness experts have decided to inject a little fun into the usually repetitive and monotonous home fitness training routines that people are used to. By combining fun and exciting dance steps with exercise moves that will surely get the blood pumping, dance exercise routines like Zumba, Shawn T.’s Hip Hop Abs, and other exercise videos developed with the help of celebrities and professional dancers, women can now enjoy a 20-60 minute daily workout.
3) Yoga – This ancient Indian tradition has become one of the most popular at-home workouts today. It combines stretching and meditation which helps develop a healthier, fitter body and mind. There are so many variations of yoga to choose from and each has their own health and fitness benefits. In the past, people could only learn yoga through a guru, also known as a yogi. Today, many yoga practitioners are able to meditate and pose their way to fitness even in the comfort of their own home. Beginners may also start their at-home daily yoga routine by buying an instructional video to use as a guide.