Do Workout At Home Using Hand Weights
Doing work out at the gym has a lot of benefits and one of them is getting to know some people who have the same passion as yours when it comes to becoming fit and having a good body shape. But sometimes going to the gym is such a hassle and you just want to stay at home. Here are some tips you can do at home to work out your body just by using the hand weights.
First you have to consider the right hand weight for yours and purchase them in set of possible.
1. Work out your chest
• Bench press with hand weights
You will need a bench for this exercise or you can just lie on the floor with a mat. Lie down on a flat bench while holding the hand weights on both hands. Raise the dumbbells straight up to the ceiling but don’t lock your elbows. Hold it in the air for a moment and lower them back to your chest. Repeat the steps as desired.
• Do the lying fly exercise
Lie down on a flat bench with a dumbbell on each hand resting on top your thighs. Then using your thighs to help raise the dumbbells, lift them one at a time so you can hold them in front of you at shoulder width with the palms of your hands facing each other.
2. Working out your back
• Do the wide row exercise
Get into a semi-squat position with your torso flexed forward while bending at the hips. Keep the back straight throughout. Hold one dumbbell in each hand so that your palms are facing your body. Lift the dumbbells straight so that your arms form the right angles.
• Do the dead lift exercise
This will work out your back, glutes and hamstrings. To start, you stand straight with the knees slightly bent and the lower the dumbbells until they hang over the top of your feet while bending your waist. You should feel the stretch in your hamstrings. Do the process as desired.
3. Work out your shoulders
• Do a palms-in shoulder press
This exercise will tone your shoulders. To start, stand up straight and hold the dumbbells in both hands. Your palms should be facing each other. Extend your elbows up and down. Repeat the process.
• Do the seated shoulder press
Start with sitting on a chair and hold the dumbbells on both hands making them straight on your side. Raise them up and down maintaining the straight angle.
The above mentioned steps are just some of the many work outs you can do at home using the hand weights.