Simple Strength Exercises for Permanent Weight Loss
1. SquatsThis ancient workout targets your thighs, glutes, and lower back. Do it with your feet hip-width apart and your hands on your hips or clasped in front of your chest.
SquatsMaintain a neutral spine and shoulders. Squat without buckling. When your thighs are parallel, stand up.
2. Single-leg Romanian deadliftsBalance exercise is essential as we age to maintain stability. The single-leg RDL is a good balance motion since it includes standing on one leg, hinging at the hips, and reaching down. You may also perform this without weight.
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) recommends lunges for quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes. Start by standing with your arms on your hips or clasped in front of your chest.
Lunges Plant your right foot in front of you and transfer your weight. Lower your body until your front and back legs are around 90 degrees and your front thigh is parallel to the floor.
4. Shoulder presses
This exercise strengthens your shoulders and upper back, improving posture. Pressing overhead is essential in the gym and in life.