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3 Killer Exercises that You Can Do at Home.

No gym membership? No workout equipment? No problem! These are three exercises that you’ll definitely want to try at home.

Chair dips. This simple exercises is all about the triceps. As the name implies, you’ll need a chair for this one.

  1. Stand backwards in front of a chair.
  2. Squat down and grasp each side of the chair’s seat with your hands.
  3. Walk your legs out a few feet.
  4. Keeping your elbows back, bend your arms to lower your body.
  5. Once you can’t go any lower, hold and pause for five seconds.
  6. Straighten your arms to lift your body and to return to the starting position.
  7. Repeat 1o reps for 3 sets.

Burpies. Burpies are phenomenal; they will leave your legs throbbing like no other. If you can complete two sets of 20 repetitions, I owe you a smoothie.

  1. Start in a standing position.
  2. Squat down with your hands flat on the floor.
  3. Jump back into a plank position (starting position of a push up).
  4. Jump back to a squatting position.
  5. Jump straight up and reach your hands to ceiling. Your feet should leave the floor 6 – 12 inches.
  6. Repeat 20 times. Aim for two sets.

Side plank leg lifts. This exercise will work your core and you should feel the burn through your thighs.

  1. Start in a side plank position.
  2. Lift your left leg about a foot and a half off of the floor. Hold it for 1 second, then lower.
  3. Repeat ten times.
  4. Switch sides.
  5. Do a total of three sets on each side.

I hope you enjoy these exercises – and feel free to ask any questions in the comments below.