“Exercise for Weight Loss” is an article series detailing the most successful exercise strategies that can be used to assist in speeding up the weight loss process, and help you end-up with a sleek, toned physique once your body weight gets down to your goal-weight. 

Home workout dos and don’ts

We all know by now that getting stronger is super-important. So how do you continue to get stronger the right way while you’re at home for the next little while?

Well, it’s pretty tough.

Unless you have a home gym set up with a power rack, barbell and some weights plates, you’re going to have to compromise.

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The important thing is that you do SOMETHING

Anything you can keep doing while away from the gym is better than nothing, and will keep your body used to exercise, as well as keep your routine going, so that when you return to proper training you haven’t fallen too far behind.

So what should you do?

What you really want to do is to keep doing the basic movements – squat, deadlift, press, and bench press, with some pull ups thrown in if you can. If you have a barbell and some weights you can do some of these.

If you don’t, you can improvise weights from various household items, like buckets filled with sand and a broom handle. The other thing I must say here is that the internet is your friend. Find some people you respect in the fitness industry, and then search for home workout suggestions from them.

What you want to avoid is doing NOTHING.

So try to be creative, and come up with a workout you can do every two days. Besides the strength benefit, it’ll give you something to do in this frustrating time.



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