The human body needs exercise. People have been working out for thousands of years without weights, gym memberships or exercise machines. You can keep fit and stay in shape without using any exercise equipment. The following workouts will allow you to exercise without equipment and get you into good shape.
Push-ups are the classic muscle-building exercise that people often do to build up their strength. This exercise is easy to perform. The exercise provides beneficial quick results in terms of immediate strength gains. You can perform this exercise without going to the gym.
Pull-Ups and Chin-Ups
Pull-ups are an exercise that you can do by simply pulling yourself upward. Most people use a bar, or some type of protruding supports to perform this exercise. To do a pull-up, you must clasp a fixture that will allow your feet to hang from the ground. The chin-up is similar to the pull-up except you are only pulling your body weight up until your chin reaches the supporting fixture.
Sit-ups are designed to help a person to build up their midsection or stomach muscles. This exercise can be performed in various ways including crunches (sit-ups that are performed halfway) or raised leg sit-ups where a person’s legs are raised off the ground while they perform this exercise.
Running and Jogging
Running and jogging on the street doesn’t require any exercise equipment. All you have to do is put on a pair of running shoes and start to move. You can start off slow and gradually increase your pace and distance over time. This is one of the best exercises with no equipment and it can help to build up your cardiovascular system. You can also run and jog in place.
Lifting Large Rocks and Logs
Have you ever tried to lift a thick tree trunk from a fallen tree? Have you ever tried to move a large medium-sized rock from off your property? Both items could weigh as much as 300 pounds apiece or more. The point is that large rocks and thick tree logs are like weights. They will build up your muscles and strength. You can go out in nature to train yourself on how to move these items. Over time, these heavy items will help to develop your strength, muscle endurance, and muscle mass.
Parkour is a freestyle exercise that involves rapid running and moving over objects. A person navigates these objects by climbing, jumping, swinging, flipping or diving. This style of exercise does not need equipment. Still, a person must train how to perform these movements without injuring or seriously harming themselves. This exercise will quickly build endurance, speed, and agility.
Bodyweight exercises are muscle building techniques. Instead of using outside weights and machines to build up their body, they use their own weight to accomplish this task. This style of exercise can help a person to maximize their strength and endurance without any outside devices. These are some of the basic exercises that can be done without any type of outside assistance.