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Your body is the only workout equipment you need
Your body is the only workout equipment you need

Your body is the only workout equipment you need

Thursday, October 19, 2023

Wellness, Fitness

Gym memberships and home gyms are typically expensive and usually either take a while to get there or take up a lot of space in your home. However, exercise is one of the best things you can do to stay healthy and live a longer and happier life. So, what do you do? Find a decent pair of shoes, a space with room to move, maybe your basement, backyard, park or wherever and use your body-weight to get fit.  


Before challenging your body, challenge your mind to learn more about body-weight exercises. 


Do you want more body-weight exercises? Visit the National Academy of Sports Medicine for nine exercises and step-by-step on instructions on how to perform them.  


Before starting a body-weight workout program, talk to your family doctor to make sure you are in good enough shape to start and for tips.  


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