5 Simple Exercises for Fast Weight Loss

April 24, 20177920

Whether you’re a beginner in your fitness journey, or a seasoned gym-goer who happens to miss workouts from time to time – everyone can benefit from knowing some simple exercises for fast weight loss. Knowing these easy, DIY exercises can help you when you’re trying to lose weight quickly. These exercises help you tone up, get fit and lead a healthy, active lifestyle. What’s more – they can be done easily at home.

#1 Inverted V Pipe Exercise

What it’s for: Abs

How to do it: This mat exercise is to be done facing the floor.

  • Place your toes on the mat, which will help in easy movement of the body
  • Place your hands on the ground and balance your body on the toes and hands
  • Pull your legs close to the body, making an inverted V shape
  • Push your legs away from your hands, by stretching them backwards
  • Pull and push your legs in and out for 30 seconds
  • Rest, and repeat

How long for one rep: 30 seconds

#2 W Leg Lifts

What it’s for: Legs and Abs

How to do it: Lie down on your mat facing upwards.

  • Place your legs close to each other, lift them straight up and bring them to your stomach
  • Put your legs down, and while doing this, stretch them out in opposite directions
  • Again place them close to each other, lift to your stomach
  • Continue for 30 seconds

How long for one rep: 30 seconds

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#3 Superman Exercise

What it’s for: Thighs, Abs and Lower back

How to do it: This power-packed exercise is done facing downwards on your mat

  • Stretch yourself on the ground keeping your hands and legs straight
  • Lift your chest and thighs off the ground at the same time, balancing yourself on your stomach
  • Try keeping yourself as straight as possible
  • Hold the pose for 30 seconds

How long for one rep: 30 seconds

#4 Skipping

What it’s for: Thighs and Stomach

How to do it: This simple, fun exercise can be done to lose weight off your thighs and stomach

  • Take your jump rope and jump for 30 seconds
  • Do normal jumps for 20 seconds, and remaining 10 seconds – go intensive
  • Jumping with both legs at once is recommended
  • Keep your back and knees straight while jumping

How long for one rep: 30 seconds

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#5 Jump Squats

What it’s for: Thighs and overall toning

How to do it: This exercise packs a punch, and is generally included in many cardio regimes

  • Stand straight with your feet at shoulder’s distance
  • Bend down into a perfect squat
  • While coming up, exit in a jump
  • Again, go down in a squat and jump up
  • Make a nice and deep squat for best results

How long for one rep: 30 seconds

These simple exercises for fast weight loss will help you maintain fitness, and will complement your overall regime. It is recommended that you consult your trainer before doing them.

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