Best Bodyweight Exercises To Get Ripped
Upright Rowing Muscles developed: Trapezius, deltoids, biceps Instructions: (a) From a standing position, grasp the bar with your palms facing away from you and your hands shoulder-width apart. (b) Keeping your upper body rigid, flex (bend) your elbows until the bar reaches a level slightly below the collarbone.
Return the bar to the starting position.
This exercise can be done using dumbbells, a curl bar (shown), or a barbell; Muscles some people find that using a curl bar places developed: less stress on the wrists. Biceps, brachialis
Instructions: (a) Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and a dumbbell in each hand. Hold the dumbbells in front of you and parallel to each other. (b)
With elbows slightly bent, slowly lift both weights to the side until they reach shoulder level. Keep your wrists in a neutral position, in line with your forearms. Return to the starting position.
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Instructions: (a) If the bar is racked, place the bar on the fleshy part of your upper back and grasp the bar at shoulder width. Keeping your back straight and head level, remove the bar from the rack and take a step back. Stand with feet slightly more than shoulder-width apart and toes pointed slightly outward. (b) Rest the bar on the back of your shoulders, holding it there with palms facing forward. (c) Keeping your head level and lower back straight and pelvis back, squat down until your thighs are below parallel with the floor. Let your thighs move laterally (outward) so that you “squat between your legs.” This will help keep your back straight and keep your heels on the floor. Drive upward toward the starting position, hinging at the hips and keeping your back in a fixed position throughout the
Squat Front Back Muscles developed: Quadriceps, gluteus maximus, hamstrings, gastrocnemius
Instructions: Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and toes pointed straight ahead. (a) Rest the bar on the back of your shoulders, holding it there with palms facing forward. (b) Press down with your toes while lifting your heels. Return to the starting position.
Muscles developed: Gastrocnemius, soleus Kettlebell Swing
Instructions: (a) Begin by holding the kettlebell in both hands with palms facing toward you, in a standing position with knees bent, feet placed slightly more than shoulder-width apart, hips flexed, back straight, chest out, and head in a neutral position. (b) Holding the kettlebell at knee level, swing the weight to a horizontal position by initiating the motion with the hips, thighs, and abs (tighten the quads, glutes, and ab muscles as hard as you can), keeping your arm straight and relaxed during the movement. Let the weight swing back between your legs in a “football hiking motion” and then repeat the exercise. During the movement, hinge at the hips and not at the spine.